Check out our updated case studies page!

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If you've been considering implementing entrepreneurial mindset education in your programming but aren't sure how to begin, this collection of interviews with our clients is an excellent place to start! 

Whether you're an educator teaching entrepreneurship, a small business or workforce developer, a foundation grant provider, or a prison re-entry coordinator, you'll find valuable information on structure and outcomes. 

Here are a few of the 19 case studies to review:

  • Perry Middle School
  • Tarrant County College
  • Broward College 
  • Lindenwood University
  • NetWork Kansas

Learn more about how others have taken what they've learned during facilitator training and impacted their students and communities by visiting the full collection:

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New Podcast Episode - William Snoddy: From Solitary Confinement To Budding Entrepreneur

In this episode, new entrepreneur William Snoddy joins us to discuss his life leading up to his entrepreneurial journey. After going to prison several times, William is now getting a trucking business off the ground. He and ELI Founder, Gary Schoeniger talk about the books and the people that inspired him, the lessons he learned while in prison, and the power of a compelling goal.

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Online Entrepreneurial Mindset Facilitator Training

Led by Gary Schoeniger and Rob Herndon, the facilitator training is a blend of pre-recorded lectures, live sessions, and group discussions and activities to immerse new facilitators in the power of the eight life lessons in the Ice House Programs. This interactive experience is a deep dive into the program philosophy and Opportunity Discovery Process. ELI’s Entrepreneurial Mindset Facilitator Certification is designed to equip anyone with the necessary tools and techniques to facilitate effectively.



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Minority Mentor Program at Richland guides entrepreneurs

"Roxanne Thompson wanted to open her own small business and at first, thought she wanted it to be a coffee shop. She helped Jeremy Morris, Director of the Minority Mentor Protege Program at Richland Community College, teach a certified nurse assistant training class over the summer. 'I've had a passion for health care all my life,' she said. During her first session with the Minority Mentor program, she realized a coffee shop was not at all what she wanted."





Entrepreneurship in Education Series: Steve Mariotti, The Man Who Started the Movement

As the Founder of the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) Steve Mariotti is widely recognized as the world’s leading advocate for entrepreneurship education. In this webinar, Steve will discuss how a life-threatening experience led to the creation of the world’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to entrepreneurship education.

  Wednesday, October 20 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET

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Cultivating Entrepreneurial Mindsets: In Classrooms, Organizations, and Communities

The world has changed in ways that now require everyone to think like an entrepreneur. After all, entrepreneurs are resilient and resourceful, creative and critical thinkers who possess the 21st-century skills the world now demands. What is an entrepreneurial mindset? Why is it important? And, how can we cultivate it in ourselves and others?

  Wednesday, October 27 | 1:00 - 2:15 PM ET

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Contagious Enthusiasm for Entrepreneurial Thinking in Bermuda

Having a second job—or even a third or fourth—is typical for the staff who work with small and medium-sized businesses at the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation (BEDC). These entrepreneurial thinkers are passionate about the self-directed pursuit of opportunities to create value for others. 

Donte Hunt, Ondreyah Rochester, and Dennis Carter all work within the Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprise (MSME) unit.

All three are trained facilitators who bring the Ice House model to aspiring entrepreneurs on the Caribbean Island through an 8-week course titled Think Like an Entrepreneur. 



"Who Owns the Ice House?" Is Available in Multiple Formats!

Learn the eight life lessons of Uncle Cleve, Clifton Taulbert, and Gary Schoeniger in the format that is best for you! "Much more than a book on entrepreneurship. It is a book about how the mindset and actions of the good & reliable stands out from the average. It is a series of stories that reflect the good old values of how one carries oneself in life...This one's a classic."



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