Effective habits of entrepreneurship

[Story and photo by Mike Foley: Published originally in the BYU-Hawaii online “Newsroom,” September 11, 2007]

Stephen GibsonStephen W. Gibson [pictured on the right], the new Entrepreneur-in-Residence in the BYU-Hawaii Mark and Laura Willes Center for International Entrepreneurship shared seven highly effective habits with School of Business students during the first lecture in the CIE’s 2007-08 series.

Gibson, who sold his multi-state medical oxygen business in 1993 and then became an entrepreneurship professor at BYU in Provo, is perhaps better known here at this point for participating in the CIE’s annual business plan competitions. In 1999 he and his wife, Bette, founded the Academy for Creative Enterprise (ACE) in Cebu, Philippines; and he was named the BYU-Hawaii Executive of the Year in 2002. He also recently started the Utah Angels, a venture capital group that helps aspiring entrepreneurs.

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