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TEDxChapmanU - Richard Sudek - Courage to Fail
Entrepreneur Richard Sudek discuses the fear of failure and its many benefits. He teaches us to embrace and learn from failure and its many forms.
Chapman Entrepreneurship Business Report
Richard Sudek, director of Entrepreneur program at Chapman University's Argyros School of Business and Economics, discusses the business and ethics of entrepreneurship with Pete Weitzner, host of Chapman Business Report. Also featuring recent Forbes entrepreneur contest winners Dylan Balsz and Tilden Smith.
Smith: Forbes All-Star Student Entrepreneurs:
Profiting from Pet Potties
Tilden Smith, 20, Junior, Chapman University
International Pet Solutions
by Elizabeth Woyke
It takes guts to launch a product at a Las Vegas trade show at any age. Tilden Smith did it at 19.
When Smith's high school pal Dylan Balsz called in
the fall of 2009 with his idea to start a business selling indoor outhouses for
pets, Smith was enthusiastic. Balsz, a graphic designer, had dreamt up a smart
design that involved a fake rectangle of lawn, and a removable tray. Read