Dr. David J. Urban, dean of the Jones College of Business, will be the featured speaker at the April 8 meeting of the RutherfordCABLE networking organization.
The group’s upcoming breakfast meeting will be held 7:30 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 8, at Stones River Country Club, 1830 N.W. Broad St. in Murfreesboro. Urban’s message is titled “The Entrepreneurial Spirit,” according to a RutherfordCABLE news release.
Urban, who became dean in July 2013, will discuss current entrepreneurship initiatives within the Jones College and also draw on previous research to describe the entrepreneur’s mindset and will provide real-world examples of entrepreneurship in action. According to Urban, entrepreneurs often transform perceived disadvantages into advantages, and the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs might be surprising to some.
“Many times, we think of entrepreneurs as people who start new business ventures, but they are also found in other arenas as well — such as public service, large corporations, and education,” Urban said in the release. “Entrepreneurial thinking is not confined to one industry or a particular type of organization. It is pervasive — and that’s why forward-thinking organizations actively promote and support it.”
The deadline to register for this event is 5 p.m. Thursday, April 3. Registration fees are $15 for members and $20 for guests. To register, visit rutherfordcable.org.
RutherfordCABLE is a 5-year-old organization of more than 200 members providing professional and personal development as well as business growth through building long-term relationships, structured networking and referrals. The organization is the first chapter of the 30-year-old NashvilleCABLE. Monthly breakfast meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month. The organization’s mission is “Connecting Women and Opportunity.”