Often, the best way to learn is to hear the stories, lessons learned, and tips & tricks of those who have been there before you.  This class is about hearing these entrepreneurial accounts first-hand.

The course brings in a broad range of entrepreneurs (both successful and not successful) who founded and still operate their businesses.  We examine some of the toughest issues entrepreneurs can expect in start-ups.



  • Motivation: How to get started

  • Innovation: How to be different

  • Feedback: How to take it, give it, and ignore it

  • Mastery: How to learn

  • Effectiveness: How to be useful and get stuff done

  • Leverage: How to thrive with other humans

  • Prioritization: How to focus on what matters

  • Resilience: How to dig in when things get hard

  • Acting as if: How to assemble a plane while you’re in the air

  • Move: How to tell a story and inspire partners, investors, and customers

    and more…