About the Talk
October 19, 2013 1:30 PM
Rhode Island School of DesignRhode Island School of Design
This past Saturday I had the honor of closing out this year's Entrepreneur Mindshare at my alma mater, the Rhode Island School of Design. It was a true pleasure to be a part of this event, which included brilliant minds, lots of ideas, and some beautiful enthusiasm. To be honest, I was a bit apprehensive of my involvement, because I've never really thought of myself as an entrepreneur. But as I've explored the idea, I have come to realize that entrepreneurship isn't just about ownership — of ideas, of companies, or anything else, for that matter — but about enacting change. When it comes down to it, entrepreneurs want to enact change and have an impact, which is something that can be done by starting something completely new, or by revitalizing something that already exists. My experience has certainly been in the latter. Here are my thoughts on that...