“ABCs of Living an Entrepreneurial Life” gives future leaders practical advice

The Penn State Berks Entrepreneurship Minor will present a lecture titled ?The ABCs of Living an Entrepreneurial Life? by Dr. Patricia Greene, Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson College, on Monday, April 18, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. in room 5, Luerssen Building. This event is free and open to the public.

According to Greene, being entrepreneurial requires a mindset and skill set that combines deciding what you want to do (aspirations), developing the practices to build what you want to build (behaviors), and gaining the self-¬confidence to know you can accomplish your vision (confidence).

Greene is the Paul T. Babson Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies at Babson College, where she formerly served first as Dean of the Undergraduate School and later as Provost. Greene?s current assignment at Babson is to serve as the academic director for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses and 10,000 Women programs. She is a founding member of the Diana Project, a research group dedicated to studying women business owners and their businesses. She is a former federal appointee to the national advisory board for the SBA?s Small Business Development Centers.

Her passion is talking about entrepreneurship, sharing her ?soapboxes on changing the way the world does business? with anyone who will listen. Greene?s latest entrepreneurial endeavor is as a co-owner of Artworks, a specialty store in Gettysburg, PA. Her first exposure to entrepreneurship was working in a small business, Adams and Bright Drug Store, in her hometown, Hamburg, PA.

This presentation is sponsored by the Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CEED) Center. For more information, contact Dr. Sadan Kulturel-Konak, Director of CEED and Coordinator of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Minor, at 610-396-6137 or via email at [email protected].