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Interview with Gihan Amarasiriwardena

Background Gihan is a young entrepreneur from Amherst, Massachusetts who has his own online clothing store called Ministry of Supply. Gihan graduated from M.I.T. in 2011 with a degree in Chemical Engineering and currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts. Interview Gihan … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Set Goals Daily

In the training of Arts Entrepreneurs at SMU, we spend a lot of time talking about goals and how to achieve them. Here are 10 Reasons to Set Goals Daily: Having clear goals (or objectives), helps us clarify our intentions … Continue reading

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Interview with Karen Blessen, Arts Entrepreneur

Karen Blessen is an award winning freelance artist and writer based in Dallas, Texas.  Blessen, a Pulitzer Prize winning graphic designer, has worked for the Dallas Morning News.  As both an artist and a writer, she has illustrated and written … Continue reading

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Interview with Jared Lyons, Arts Entrepreneur

Jared Lyons, Co-Founder of Bounce Music Festival (Concert Service) Jared Lyons a current Indiana University Senior founded Bounce Music Festival with Brandon Silverstien his freshman year of college. His company provides large-scale EDM events for a college-based audience. All bounce … Continue reading

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Learning Through Play

People love to play and through play, we learn with greater ease, as we are having fun. Fun is not necessarily always present in our working lives. However, we can strive to play, to find joy in the work we … Continue reading

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No Plan Survives First Contact

There is an old military expression that say, “No plan survives first contact.” What this means to me is that we can plan and plan and plan, but once we engage at least one other person, plans change. This is … Continue reading

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The Labyrinth is Thoroughly Known

Joseph Campbell on The Hero’s Journey: We have not even to risk the adventure alone, for the heroes of all time have gone before us — the labyrinth is thoroughly known. We have only to follow the Like this:Like Loading…

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