Patti greene

Are you an entrepreneurial owner of a small company that’s poised for growth? Can you benefit from a market-based business education program? Would you like to know how to get more access to capital? If yes, then find out if you qualify for this program.

On this episode of The Business Edge, my guest is Patricia Greene, the academic director of the 10,000 Small Business Initiative sponsored by Goldman Sachs. Its aim is to boost job growth in the United States and one of the best ways to do that is to stimulate small business growth. The program is an 11 session management course designed by Babson College, a leader in entrepreneurship and business education.
Listen to this Podcast and Learn:
* How you can be part of the 10,000 Small Business Initiative
* Why being opportunity obsessed is so important for entrepreneurial success.
* What’s crucial in being entrepreneurial: Your aspirations, behaviors, and self-confidence.
. If there are differences between men and women in aspirations, behaviors and confidence levels
. Why advisory boards, networks and access to resources are so important for success: You don’t have to do it alone.

Key Take Away: Work On Your Pitch
Many entrepreneurs are so enamored with their product or service that they forget to focus on what investors want to know – how will you make money for them. What’s your business case? Once you figured that out, practice, practice and practice your compelling pitch.

On The Business Edge you will meet savvy, street smart entrepreneurs and business leaders who share their stories of success and even missteps as well as practical solutions to the unique challenges faced by growing companies.