Recordings of Prior Career Programs: Entrepreneurship

Alumni Career & Professional Development offers regular career programs in person and virtually. You can find the video replays of those covering entrepreneurship below.

5 Ways to Tell if Consulting is for You… and 5 Indicators that It’s Not, 2020 (59:11)
Approximately 40% of the professional workforces are freelancing, independent consulting, or developing a side-hustle. Yet more than 50% of these practices will fail in the first few years. Kris Taylor and Katie McNamee will help you discern if you have what it takes to go out on your own and will share five indicators that independent consulting may not be for you.

Parentpreneur: Integrating Self-Care and Tapping Into Your Inner Wisdom, 9/19/19
Janiece Mackey (BA ’06) discusses steps to balance starting a new venture and being a parent.

  1. Radical Honesty (10:37)
  2. Things Nobody Tells You (5:22)
  3. Leadership and Lessons Learned (11:43)
  4. How to Measure Goodness (9:25)
  5. Resources and about YAASPA (2:48)
  6. Q&A: Modeling Wellness; Resources; Mentorship; YAASPA Activities; Fiscal Sponsorship (10:44)

The Not So Lonely Road to Entrepreneurship, 6/11/19
Uriel Berrum, (BA ’15) discusses the importance of finding the right partner in starting any entrepreneurial venture.

  1. My Journey: Taking the Risk and Becoming a Young Entrepreneur (11:39)
  2. Co-Founder: Elements of an Outstanding Partnership (12:04)
  3. Resources for Aspiring Entrepreneurs (2:23)
  4. Paradigm Shift and Q&A (13:26)
By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development Cindy Hyman