“You got to figure out how to deal with failure … You make mistakes and the most important thing, just like in sports, is that you learn from the mistake.”
Professor Michael Goldberg discussed the “entrepreneurial mindset” in a Facebook Live chat with young leaders and entrepreneurs from across Latin America & the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa, sharing advice on how to launch and grow their businesses and create change in their communities.
Entrepreneurship is a contact sport. I’ve weathered plenty of ups and downs, lost key customers, survived production disasters, endured the rising cost of goods, and watched the market flood with competition—and that was just in my first six years!
Anyone can think about serving their community, but putting service ideas into action is when real change happens. Jeff Franco of City Year Washington, DC joined us at the U.S. State Department to discuss his views and offer advice on community action through a Facebook Live video chat.
Do you have to be optimistic to be an entrepreneur?
Guy Raz es presentador del programa en podcast “How I Built This” (“Cómo construí esto”, en inglés), de la Radio Pública Nacional (NPR) de Estados Unidos, donde entrevista a emprendedores, innovadores y ejecutivos de todo el mundo.
Guy Raz is the host of the NPR podcast “How I built this,” where he interviews entrepreneurs, innovators, and executives from all over the world.
We interview Guy Raz. The host of the NPR podcast “How I built this,” where he interviews entrepreneurs, innovators, and executives from all over the world.
We were lucky enough to talk with Raz about his own career, his experience hosting the show, and what he has learned from talking to so many innovators and business leaders. The conversation is excerpted below.
¿Te pone nervioso hacer algo a lo que no estás acostumbrado en tu organización o negocio? Sabemos que para alcanzar el éxito es necesario asumir riesgos.