How to Be Entrepreneurial in a Traditional Culture

Unpolished Conference 2015

Not everyone likes change, but without it, it's hard to find growth. In this 22-minute session from the 2015 Unpolished Conference, Kathy Beechem addresses the difficulties that entrepreneurs may face when trying to innovate in a culture that prefers tradition. 

Kathy is the Executive Pastor & Director of Multi-Site at the Oakley Campus of Crossroads, a church in Cincinnati, Ohio. Kathy is also a retired Executive Vice-President with US Bank where she enjoyed a 20-year career. 

Which point in Kathy's talk resonated with you the most? Which of point from the talk did you find most impactful? Why?
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Did you gain a specific insight into your life, work, or leadership? What challenged you?
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How were you encouraged through this talk? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this talk in your life and/or work today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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 As a potential entrepreneur in the a risk-averse environment, we may have to strategize before developing something new. Kathy's challenges us to consider the risks and be willing to take them. Embrace your innovative spirit, be smart, and take big risks for the benefit of your organization.

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