Posts Tagged ‘Entrepreneurship’

BGI Student, Alana Kambury, Strikes Green Gold with Brazil’s First B Corp

Alana Kambury is in her second year of the MBA in Sustainable Systems program at BGI. She traveled to Brazil last summer for an internship with Cria Global, an innovation consultancy and corporate venture incubator focused on creating shared value businesses. She shares her story with us here! —— We’re on the right track, BGI. And […] · Read More

Chatting for Change with Steve Butcher

BGI was pleased to host Steve Butcher as one of our Change Agents in Residence (CAIR) during the recent November weekend intensive as part of our MBA in Sustainable Systems program. Steve is the CEO of Brown Paper Tickets, founder and CEO of Not-Just-For-Profit and a leading expert on disruptive business models. In 2001, after […] · Read More

What is Entrepreneurship?

Entrepreneurship is the willingness to take risks and develop, organize and manage a business venture in a competitive global marketplace that is constantly evolving. · Read More

Watch: Donna Morton @ TEDxBGI

Donna Morton, CEO and co-founder of First Power, discusses the importance of teaching entrepreneurship and keeping artistry, fire, and passion at the heart of business to disrupt the status quo during this TEDxBGI talk. · Read More

Restart and Reform

It was the fall of 2000 when I first discovered the book, Intrepreneuring, when searching for advice on how to be entrepreneurial in a bureaucracy. · Read More

Intrapreneurship: Change from Within

The word “intrapreneur” is rooted in the culture of BGI, originally created by BGI Co-founder Gifford Pinchot III. Gifford defines intrapreneurship as, “using entrepreneurial energy to drive innovation inside larger organizations ” The art and practice of of intrapreneurship is one essential key to changing business — from the inside out. · Read More

Five weeks of Social Innovation in Seattle

Three big events for social entrepreneurs (SocEnt) in Seattle are taking place over the next 45 days. · Read More

Students, Fledglings, and Reality

Posted September 6th, 2012 · Tags: , , , , ,
What is the difference between learning how to plan a business, actively launching a business, and the reality of operating a business? To get to the bottom of these questions, I recently brought some of the Fledge participants into my BGI classroom, to help explain how it feels to them to be working on a product “for real.” · Read More

Core Faculty John Koriath Reflects On The BGI Metro Program Retreat

I got up and wrote it down: “BGI is a life long learning community, nourishing personal transformation, to do good in the world.” · Read More

Does November Have a New Name?

Posted November 8th, 2011 · Tags: , ,
BGI students in both the evening and hybrid MBA programs have eagerly taken on the challenge of raising funds and showing their support by growing mustaches for the month of Movember. · Read More