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The Impact of the Entrepreneurial Mindset: Then and Now

Tuesday, September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Organized By Missouri PTAC at Missouri State University (MSU)
Springfield, Missouri 65806


According to Clifton Taulbert, long before he heard the words ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET . . .he encountered the word GUMPTION. While growing up on the Mississippi Delta under the watchful eye of his Great-Uncle Cleve, who owned the local Icehouse, little did he know then that he was being prepared for the 21st century. According to Taulbert, he sees both words (Gumption & Entrepreneurial Thinking) as a clarion call to individual and corporate action--to imaging beyond what we know and see. This is the human journey. All that we see around us was first a question that ignited our imagination and from there …off to the innovation laboratories where the Pyramid of Africa would emerge, and Steve Jobs “iPhones” would define our daily lives.

Taulbert-a TIME MAGAZINE recognized entrepreneur will take us on a “MINDSET” journey from his Mississippi Icehouse to the fitness centers around the world where the STAIRMASTER EXERCISE SYSTEM maintains fitness prominence. According to Taulbert, “Once upon a time, Stairmaster was simply an inquisitive conversation—one that ignited the imagination of one man.” Read Taulbert's complete bio here

Please join the efactory, Missouri SBDC at MSU, SCORE, Springfield-Greene County Library District, and the Multicultural Business Association for this very intriguing journey into entrepreneurship!

This event will be held in the efactory's Jay Wasson Idea Loft. There is no fee to attend this session, but pre-registration is required.
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405 N Jefferson Ave
Springfield, Missouri 65806
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