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Tune into Forward with NACCE: Inspiring Entrepreneurial Action with host Dr. Rebecca Corbin, NACCE President & CEO. Sharing the stories and lessons of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial leaders who uplift their communities, we deliver episodes designed to inspire, empower action, and heal vulnerable communities through community colleges. This podcast invites you into our world, where we view challenges and failures as opportunities. Join us as we work toward a more equitable and prosperous future. #NACCEPodcast | #ForwardwithNACCE

Forward with NACCE National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship

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    • 3.7 • 6 Ratings

Tune into Forward with NACCE: Inspiring Entrepreneurial Action with host Dr. Rebecca Corbin, NACCE President & CEO. Sharing the stories and lessons of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial leaders who uplift their communities, we deliver episodes designed to inspire, empower action, and heal vulnerable communities through community colleges. This podcast invites you into our world, where we view challenges and failures as opportunities. Join us as we work toward a more equitable and prosperous future. #NACCEPodcast | #ForwardwithNACCE

    Empowering the Next Generation: AI, Entrepreneurship, and Post-Secondary Success

    Empowering the Next Generation: AI, Entrepreneurship, and Post-Secondary Success

    Join us as we dive into the intersection of AI, entrepreneurship, and post-secondary education. In this episode, Dr.  Corbin engages in a dynamic conversation with J.D. LaRock and Kene Turner from the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). Discover how AI is becoming a powerful tool for young entrepreneurs, bridging gaps in equity and inspiring success. From high school classrooms to successful business ventures, explore the transformative impact of entrepreneurial mindset education. Don't miss the inspiring stories of NFTE alumni building businesses, embracing AI, and creating positive change. 
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    • 28 min
    The Everyday Entrepreneur Program

    The Everyday Entrepreneur Program

    Join us on a trip down memory lane as we revisit this episode from 2021 featuring the founders of the Everyday Entrepreneur Venture Fund (EEVF), Chip and Stuart Weismiller. The Weismilers and Dr. Corbin delve into the backstory of EEVF and discover the inspirations that led to its creation. Fast forward to the present – the Everday Entreprenur Program is now open for 2024 applications! Don't miss the chance to be part of this exciting opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs.

    Key Points Discussed in This Episode
    Founding Inspiration: Uncover the driving force behind the establishment of EEVF and the passion that fueled its inception.

    Career Lessons: Gain insights from Stuart Weismiller's experience as a financial leader and Chip Weismiller's entrepreneurial journey, exploring the valuable lessons learned that continue to guide their work with EEVF.

    Student Entrepreneurial Stories: Hear captivating tales of student entrepreneurs who have been impacted by EEVF, showcasing the real-world outcomes of this venture.

    Aspirations for the Future: Discover the vision and aspirations Chip and Stuart have for EEVF in the years to come, and how they plan to make a lasting impact on student entrepreneurship.
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    • 27 min
    Nurturing Community Wellness at Haywood Community College

    Nurturing Community Wellness at Haywood Community College

    Join as we explore the transformative "Living Well" program at Haywood Community College. Sara Phillips, Director of HR; Susannah High, Director of Wellness; and Michelle Harris, Director of Marketing and Engagement, share their inspiring journey of prioritizing wellness within their college community. From fostering connections to promoting physical and mental well-being, discover how this program is making a positive impact. Learn about the inclusive approach, budget-friendly strategies, and the culture of support that has turned "Living Well" into a beacon of belonging and self-care. Whether you're in education, marketing, or any profession, there are valuable insights to embrace in this uplifting conversation. Tune in for a dose of inspiration and actionable ideas to promote wellness in your community.
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    • 25 min
    Decoding Entrepreneurship: Dr. Michael Barbera's Blueprint for Success

    Decoding Entrepreneurship: Dr. Michael Barbera's Blueprint for Success

    Embark on a journey of entrepreneurial resilience with Dr. Michael Barbera, Chief Behavioral Officer at Clicksuasion Labs, in this episode of Forward with NACCE. From founding his first business at 13 to navigating the complexities of consumer psychology, Dr. Barbera shares strategies for turning challenges into triumphs. Explore the power of objective planning, SMART goals, and the art of creating experiences that forge lasting connections with consumers. Whether you're in business or seeking personal growth, Dr. Barbera's insights provide a roadmap for resilience and success in the ever-evolving entrepreneurial landscape.
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    • 24 min
    Empowering Lives Through Entrepreneurial Stories and Financial Wisdom, with Amanda Chin Yee

    Empowering Lives Through Entrepreneurial Stories and Financial Wisdom, with Amanda Chin Yee

    In this episode, we explore the inspiring journey of Amanda Chin Yee, a passionate leader in entrepreneurship and philanthropy. Discover how Amanda, an immigrant with a background in financial literacy, is changing lives through the Singleton Foundation's innovative initiatives. From captivating short-form videos on Million Stories to the groundbreaking Groove financial wellness platform, Amanda shares stories of resilience, failure, and triumph. Learn how she's breaking barriers and fostering economic mobility through education and empowerment. 
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    • 22 min
    From Hurricane Winds to Business Wins, with Robert “Bob” DeGroot

    From Hurricane Winds to Business Wins, with Robert “Bob” DeGroot

    In this episode, Dr. Corbin sits down with Robert “Bob” DeGroot, a seasoned entrepreneur and adventurer. From sailing the Great Loop to weathering the storms of entrepreneurship, Bob shares his fascinating journey and the valuable lessons he's learned along the way. Discover the psychology behind successful selling, the power of differentiation, and why Bob believes every entrepreneur should write a book. Tune in for insights on mindset, resilience, and the unexpected twists that shape an entrepreneurial life. 
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    • 21 min

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