Ruta Ulcinaite

Entrepreneurship is Possible No Matter What you Study, Take it from the Professionals

As a journalist I constantly worry about financial security. Journalism is not a career you get into for the money. (Sorry, Mom.) Journalism is something you get into because you are passionate about it and you care about it. What I’m learning now is that there are other means of making money in this business.… Continue reading Entrepreneurship is Possible No Matter What you Study, Take it from the Professionals

Bridget Bartos

First Hand: Talking to entrepreneurial ​​journalists

This week we had two guest speakers: John Hill, an MSU graduate who didn’t end up in journalism, exactly; and Julianne Pepitone, a journalist who went from working at CNNMoney, to NBC, to being her own boss as a very entrepreneurial freelancer. I know that I don’t want to end up working in journalism, so… Continue reading First Hand: Talking to entrepreneurial ​​journalists

Ruta Ulcinaite

Starting a Startup and the Importance of Listening to your Audience

What is the first step in creating a successful startup? Well according to Reid Hoffman and his podcast Masters of Scale, it is to look and look and look for your big idea, and then act on it! A lot of people can think of all these great, successful ideas in their minds. However, not… Continue reading Starting a Startup and the Importance of Listening to your Audience

Alexa Seeger

Lessons Learned: Entrepreneurship Without Being an ‘Entrepreneur’

The truth is, I’ve learned I don’t want to be an entrepreneur. What I’ve learned I’ve come to realize that I’m not willing to devote my life to running a business. I like my 9 to 5 job that lets me come home to my husband at the end of the day. And while I… Continue reading Lessons Learned: Entrepreneurship Without Being an ‘Entrepreneur’