What is Entrepreneurship?. Mark T. Schenkel, Ph.D. Agenda. What is Entrepreneurship? Historical development Definition Myths Process Career Paths. The Entrepreneurial Revolution.
Mark T. Schenkel, Ph.D.
“We are in the midst of a silent revolution – a triumph of the creative and entrepreneurial spirit of humankind throughout the world.”
“I believe its impact on the 21st century will equal or exceed that of the Industrial Revolution on the 19th and 20th.”
“The death knell for brontosaurus capitalism of yesteryear.”
-- Jeffry A. Timmons (The Entrepreneurial Mind, 1989)
“Sinking the Boat Risk”
“Missing the Boat Risk”
“Entrepreneurship is a way of thinking, reasoning and acting that is opportunity obsessed, holistic in approach[emphasis added], and leadership balanced” (Timmons, 1999: 27).
Fits and Gaps
Capital Market Forces
Three Part Process
Life Cycle of a Business Venture