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Jimmy V – Ordinary People do Extraordinary things

Just keep going! You’re always going to run into obstacles and adversity, but if you stop moving, you’ve essentially given up. Jimmy Valvano (Jimmy V) was the coach of the NC State NCAA basketball team who beat Houston in 1983 to win the National Championship. To call them underdogs is an understatement. They had to win the ACC tournament just to qualify for the NCAA tourney, which was a huge undertaking in itself. Some argue it was the best ending to an NCAA Championship in the 20th Century. Listen to what he says about ordinary people doing extraordinary things. #nevergiveup

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jazzboo & neighborbee – committed to learning

Jazzboo was originally created in 2002 to be an online delivery company. Looking back, it’s clear my commitment was to learn the process of executing and not actually executing these businesses.  Plus, I discovered another passion in the process – Marketing. Follow you passions even if they’re not fully clear.  Your instincts are always right.

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Peter Drucker is the Godfather of modern day management. He was an Austrian-born American management consultant, educator, and author, whose writings contributed to the philosophical and practical foundations of the modern business corporation. He wrote the book, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and talks about how entrepreneurship is neither an art or a science.  It’s a practice. I…

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Outliers – Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business

This is Anthony Lobosco (Fordham ’94 & ’06) lectures to Dr. DiLorenzo’s Marketing/Entrepreneur class. The lecture is called “The Opportunity to Fail on My Entrepreneurial Journey.” It was inspired by Malcom Gladwell’s book, “Outliers.” All things being equal, the one element that makes people achieve extraordinary things is seizing opportunities.

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Connecting the dots looking backwards

It’s so important to always know how you got to where you are.  It helps you navigate through your journey. Speaking candidly, it was hard to look back at first because I viewed a lot of my failures as missed opportunities.  But when I connected the dots, it told me a much different story. Two…

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