Doug Mellinger, Cogswell College Trustee, Interviewed by NY Daily News about Entrepreneurship
The NY Daily News posed the question, "Is the desire to become an Entrepreneur a learned or inborn trait?" They turned to Cogswell College Trustee and successful entrepreneur, Doug Mellinger, for an answer.
Cogswell had recently commissioned a survey to assess public opinion about whether or not colleges are doing a good job of helping future entrepreneurs gain the skills they need to create a thriving business. The survey results supported the approach of Cogswell's new bachelor and master degree programs in Entrepreneurship and Innovation in which it offers an immersive, hands-on education to help students grow a cutting-edge venture as the best way to give them the tools they will need to succeed.
Mellinger, who has spoken at Cogswell about Entrepreneurship, shared the following in the article:
- Work on your resilience
- Learn to silence your internal critic
- Embrace your fire
- Find a mentor
June 22, 2011