Below is an exerpt from my book “Billionaire in Training.” This is a sample of the teachings that I gave at Prairie Meadows on Wednesday, October 24.
So often I meet people who think they’re in business for themselves, and yet by my definition, they’re not. Let me explain. read more
Information: At this first stage being information the entrepreneur needs education in his choice area or interest. “Education” is a broad term that can have many meanings, but it is generally defined as the process of learning and acquiring information.
Entrepreneurship is a system of being self-employ with no breakdown as being condition with the problem, situation or challenges of unemployment in a given system. An entrepreneur is an agent of change.
Women of rural communities in India are handicapped by entrenched caste, class and gender hierarchies, ethnic and religious discrimination as well as unequal distribution of resources. Poor women of rural communities adopt many creative strategies to cope with difficult and highly unequal situations. However, programmes taken up by the government for the empowerment of women of rural communities often fail to recognize these.
This is mainly because while developing an analytical framework for examining empowerment, women’s own definitions and understandings are seldom heard. This paper analyzes government‐initiated development experiences of rural women in India. It is based on extensive fieldwork by the authors during 1995–2000 in the Burdwan district of West Bengal in eastern India where another research project on rural–urban interactions was ongoing. The field interviews culminated in an intensive group discussion well‐attended by women of rural communities. Several cases were thoroughly dissected in this six‐hour long focussed group discussion. Our intention is to bring forward women’s own views and comments on government policies and development programmes for women of rural communities in a specific region. These views should be heard by decision‐makers before policy formulation. We also highlight the successes and failures of such government programmes as seen by rural women in an exploration of possible alternatives emerging from these views.