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Entrepreneur of Excellence – Fort Worth Magazine

We are looking for those entrepreneurs whose vision, creativity and integrity have made Fort Worth the premier place to do business. Fort Worth Inc.’s Entrepreneur of Excellence (EOE) Awards showcase and honor the contributions of exceptional entrepreneurs in several industry categories.

DEADLINE MAY 15, 2020

Eligible candidates must:

  • Be the owner and/or founder of a private company based in the greater Fort Worth area
  • You must be active in the leadership of the company and in setting its strategic vision for the future.
  • Have annual sales of at least $2,000,000
  • Have been in business for at least two years
  • Have their business fall into one of these 11 categories:
    • Commercial Construction 
    • Consumer Goods
    • Energy 
    • Health Care & Life Sciences
    • Hospitality
    • Media, Communications & Public Relations
    • Professional Services
    • Real Estate
    • Residential Construction
    • Tech & Ecommerce
    • Transportation, Logistics
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Is A Degree In Entrepreneurship Worth It?

By Murray Newlands

Over the past three years I have been teaching Entrepreneurship at the Academy of Art in San Francisco. I see 100 new students come through my class each year, and almost all of them ask me if getting a degree is worth it.

The answer is that it really depends on you. Today, you can get both an undergraduate and graduate degree in entrepreneurship from an accredited university. In fact, these types of specialized business programs are becoming more and more common, and there are even more specializations available within traditional MBA programs.

But there’s a big difference between a business degree and an entrepreneurship degree — just like there’s a big difference between being a business owner or manager and being an entrepreneur. So what do these programs really look like, and are they worth it?

Expanding Your Options

Let’s look at two of your options.

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