Entrepreneurship Reflection

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Upon entering this class, I did not understanding the true meaning of entrepreneurship. I thought it was just a simple way to make a quick buck in the long run, and a class I could breeze through. At first wasn’t sure if it was the experience I was looking for; I had no idea on where I wanted to take my experience, however, I knew that I wanted more than what my major offered me. I wanted to take charge of future instead of waiting for my advisor to tell me what classes I should take next. As assignment continued along, I found myself truly enjoying the class and excited to see all that I capable of. Before this assignment came along, I was in contact with Paul Beckmann, my interviewee, previously while working on my business proposal for …show more content…
In particular, some would say Paul isn’t necessarily successful, because his business isn’t sustainable to support himself without another job, however, it is the small steps and failures he took that has gotten him to where he is today. He has taken steps forward and back to represent a business he is proud of and echoes through his growth of character. There is a humbling feature for someone to hold by having the dedication to run ten flights of stairs for a client, successfully spending time to introduce a new product in a competitive market, and going door to door to find a job. Failure helped influence Paul to develop his drive, and passion to develop his own business that helps himself succeed, but as well impact the lives of many with their own …show more content…
It’s visible in the classroom today with my classmates working with one another to support each other’s business ventures in all forms: listening to a business proposals, offering constructive feedback, surveys, and just being a support system. These all are components that are hard to come by on your own. A campus or university offers resources such as making connections with faculty, alumni, and fellow peers, and plenty more. A university offers more to a student than venturing alone. In my opinion, I would not be doing what I am today academically, and socially through my organizations if I were not at a

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