Brody Shares Entrepreneurial "Recipe"
Johns Hopkins University President William Brody gave the first Whiting-Turner Business & Entrepreneurial Lecture of the Spring 2008 semester on April 10 as part of the 2nd Annual Fischell Festival of Bioengineering.
Dr. Brody's "Top 10 Tips" included:
1) Entrepreneurs should know their exit strategy before starting a business.
Dr. Brody also noted that it is necessary to make mistakes in order to gain wisdom. He talked about his good and bad experiences starting three different companies – Digirad, Resonex, Inc., and Biopsys Medical.
Dr. Brody's lecture and slides can be viewed online.
Fred Schaufeld, founder and chairman of NEW Customer Services Companies, Inc., will give the final Whiting-Turner lecture of the spring semester on April 17 at 5 p.m. in the Kim Engineering Building lecture hall.
April 11, 2008