Welcome to The Assets Moment Live Blog, the official home for updates about the 2010 Assets Learning Conference. This journal will refresh automatically with updates during and after this Plenary Session. If you have questions, contact Sean Luechtefeld at firstname.lastname@example.org or 850.559.4055. If you want to join the conversation, simply use the comments section below to respond to any of the posts during the session.
Posted on 09/24/2010 @ 01:40 PM
Now hearing voices from the field. Check out the Agenda Page to see everyone’s bio/background info. On stage now: Gene Severens, who started the Self-Employment Tax Initiative (SETI) at CFED.
Posted on 09/24/2010 @ 01:37 PM
Bob is apologizing for packing the plenaries so full, but I personally think it’s great!
Posted on 09/24/2010 @ 01:32 PM
We’re always so big into promoting entrepreneurship, but Gary Cunningham takes us a step back and asks a critical question: do people WANT to be entrepreneurs? How do we encourage them to think of themselves as capable?
Posted on 09/24/2010 @ 01:27 PM
“They say if you give a man a fish he’ll eat for a day, but if you teach a man to fish, he’ll eat for a lifetime. I think in our work we help the man buy the pond in which he will fish.” - J. Barrera, ACCION Texas/Louisiana
Posted on 09/24/2010 @ 01:26 PM
Kicking off a panel discussion between Gary Cunningham, Janie Barrera and Jackie Coleman
Posted on 09/24/2010 @ 01:15 PM
Gary Cunningham, Vice President for Programs at the Northwest Area Foundation, has just taken the stage. He had us stand up to get energized, and it kind of worked! He also gave a kind and heartfelt thanks to Andrea and the entire CFED staff!
Posted on 09/24/2010 @ 01:12 PM
Susan Mason, Director in Intuit, has a variety of experience across all sectors. No wonder she’s so dedicated to entrepreneurship and understands the importance of partnership.
Posted on 09/24/2010 @ 01:04 PM
Cash management is critical for small business owners. Not only is it hard enough to manage cash flow on an individual level, doing so becomes infinitely harder for the entrepreneur who is also attending to product development, employee relations, customer relationship manage and the cadre of other issues.
Posted on 09/24/2010 @ 01:02 PM
Intuit is the product of entrepreneurship and small business development.
Posted on 09/24/2010 @ 01:01 PM
Taking the stage now is Susan Mason, Director of the Intuit Financial Freedom Foundation. Their work is incredible, their mission is so similar to CFED’s and we are so thankful for their generosity in sponsoring the ALC!