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Entrepreneurship: the magic word

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 13:30
Por: 
Olivia Ferris Laporte

Entrepreneurship is like a magic word. Everyone knows what it is but there isn’t a specific formula to become an entrepreneur. Creativeness, boldness, perseverance, networking are essential ingredients for an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs have to venture into the market either with a new product or service, or with an upgraded version of an already existing one. Entrepreneurs also know, or they should, that the first try is not always successful and that creating a good contact network is essential to generate a pool of potential clients and to develop an advisory network.


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Entrepreneurship: The Magic Word

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 11:19
Por: 
Olivia Ferris

Entrepreneurship is like a magic word. Everyone knows what it is but there isn’t a specific formula to become an entrepreneur. Creativeness, boldness, perseverance, networking are essential ingredients for an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs have to venture into the market either with a new product or service, or with an upgraded version of an already existing one. Entrepreneurs also know, or they should, that the first try is not always successful and that creating a good contact network is essential to generate a pool of potential clients and to develop an advisory network.

Some people

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Stigmatized + Disabled = Unemployed?

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 09:19

Employing a person with a disability gives you and your organization the opportunity to access a lot of potential. 

“One day he came to apply for a job; a young man with a back problem which caused lot of difficulty walking.  The only stipulation he made was that he not be made to sit in a seat with wheels due to his condition.  He had been rejected from many other companies that could not acquiesce to this one requirement,” Assistant Director of Skills Management and head of the Costa Rican program “Somos Inclusivos” (We Are Inclusive) of BAC, San...

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Flies vs. Planes

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 11:23
Por: 
German Retana

"In our company we hunt flies, but the planes escape us." Surely, you've heard this statement many times. It reminds me of the flight I was on when I wrote this column; the passenger next to me never ceased to be on the lookout for a fly (F) buzzing around the cabin. He tells me it is his first flight, but he has been distracted the whole time by this insect instead of enjoying his first aircraft experience (P). Are any of the following four scenarios relevant to your organization?

First, in some companies there is enormous pressure to cut costs in many small ways (F). This

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INCAE develops the Management Program

Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 00:00
Por: 
mauren.esquivel@incae.edu (Mauren Esquivel)

Costa Rica, November 29, 2014—The Walter Kissling Gam Campus welcomed 103 professionals from 17 countries as part of the program: Management with Leadership, which took place from November 24-29.

This INCAE program has a 24-year history and is unique due to the academic focus and the opportunity students have to participate in practical activities that enrich the curriculum. Participants have the opportunity to be advised on topics such as coaching and psychology, enabling them to exercise better leadership and enjoy a better quality of life.

This program is complemented by a...

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