Author and entrepreneur Gary Schoeniger has emerged as an internationally recognized thought leader in the field of entrepreneurship education.
Combining more than 10 years of research with the practical knowledge and insight gathered from hundreds of on-camera interviews with successful entrepreneurs, Schoeniger offers keen insight and a powerful message that captures the essence of entrepreneurship and the unlimited opportunities it can provide.
With his focus on the entrepreneurial mindset, Schoeniger’s message has influenced a broad audience of academic and economic development organizations as well as corporate clients worldwide. His clients include the Cisco Entrepreneur Institute, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the Global Entrepreneurship Congress and the Colombian Ministry of Education in Bogota.
Schoeniger is the founder and CEO of The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative, (ELI) an organization dedicated to providing interactive entrepreneurship education and training programs for individuals and organizations worldwide.
Through a partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, their recently released Ice House Entrepreneurship Program has been widely embraced by educators and economic development organizations throughout the US and around the globe. Recognized by the Kauffman Foundation as redefining entrepreneurship education in classrooms and communities around the world, their innovative programs have also been featured on National Public Radio, Inc. Magazine, CNN Money and the Huffington Post.
Schoeniger is also the co-author of Who Owns The Ice House: Eight Life Lessons From An Unlikely Entrepreneur, an international bestseller once described as required reading for humanity. Mr. Schoeniger has three grown children and lives in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Clifton L. Taulbert
“The Entrepreneur Mindset is Transformative”
Taulbert, President of the Building Community Institute in Tulsa, Oklahoma is a Pulitzer nominee with 12 books to his credit which includes the international best-sellers, Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored and Eight Habits of the Heart. Recognized by Time Magazine as an outstanding emerging entrepreneur; Taulbert was instrumental in the early success of Stairmaster Exercise System.
Taulbert’s view of ‘entrepreneurship as transformative’ results from his Mississippi childhood experience with his Uncle Cleve, owner of the local Ice House. According to Taulbert, along with ice, life lessons were dispensed daily. They changed the trajectory of his life and are embedded in the Ice house Entrepreneurship Program and his latest book, Who Owns the Ice House?
Taulbert has captivated audiences globally including members of the Supreme Court, Fortune 500 Companies and educators from Harvard University to the Mississippi Delta.
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