is a weekly half-hour program that looks at three forces of change at
work in Northeast Ohio: technology, globalization and diversity. Host
Luke Frazier explores how these forces intersect with how we work,
learn, live and play.
Risky Business by Luke Frazier, host of NEOtropolis
Psychotherapists and investment bankers may not seem to have much in
common, but they both ask a similar question as they try to get you well
(mentally or financially): “How willing are you to take risks?” Read more ...
Are you a NEOpreneur? by Craig James, NEOtropolis contributor
The 21st century is changing what these words mean. It's also changing the word "entrepreneur."
Wikipedia says that an "entrepreneur" is a person who makes money through taking risks and accepting full responsibility for outcomes. Okay, that accurately describes many entrepreneurs. But there is a new breed of "free agent" entrepreneurs coming onto the scene whom I like to call "NEOpreneurs." They aren't just interested in money — and they take on more than financial risk. They risk their reputation — and former definitions of success. Read more ...
Entrepreneurs come in all colors, shapes, sizes ... and modes of transportation. Join NEOtropolis special correspondent Thomas Mulready and entrepreneur Chris Cutter as they recount and reflect their experiences on the StartupBus. Also, visit Cleveland's own Johnnyville Slugger baseball bat company.
Culture Mark Kent State University communications professor Erin Hollenbaugh discusses how individuals present themselves as social entrepreneurs.
What great idea did you once come up with but didn’t do anything about — then someone else made it a success? Share your contributions with Erin Hollenbaugh via Facebook, Twitter or email.
Not Business as Usual Visit the Lake County Community College Fab Lab, which allows students and adult inventors to create products and solve problems.
What's the Big Idea? Contributor Craig James talks about a new breed of "free agent" entrepreneurs.