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Belief in the ‘Prosperity Gospel’ Does Not Turn People into Successful Entrepreneurs
WACO, Texas (May 22, 2019) — Belief in the “Prosperity Gospel” — that God financially blesses faithful followers — does not turn individuals into successful entrepreneurs. But prosperity beliefs can fuel values linked to entrepreneurial thinking, such as power and achievement, according to a Baylor University study.

New Woman-owned Business Emphasizes Polymers with a Purpose
Citybizlist: Angela Seaman, BBA (Entrepreneurship) '92, has founded Seaman Group Plastics, which supports supply chain diversity by selling virgin and recycled resin and purchasing plastic scrap for sustainability initiatives. Owned and operated by Seaman, the company is a newly certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBE), Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) and Historically Underutilized Business (HUB).

Baylor Business Review: Recent Grad Profile: Rebecca Rodriguez: Fruits of the (Entrepreneurial) Spirit
Rebecca Rodriguez is more than just an employee. She’s the youngest of six kids. An aunt to eight nieces and nephews. A Christian. A first-generation college student. A graduate of Baylor University. A global technology financial analyst at ExxonMobil. “What I do is not who I am,” she said. “Whose I am defines who I am, which directly influences how I do what I do daily. Each day, there are so many opportunities to be bold and to be a light that radiates hope and the power of love. For me, this is only possible by having my feet planted on solid ground — my faith.”

Hankamer School of Business Hosts the Baylor Business Negotiation Competition
The Hankamer School of Business hosted the Baylor Business Negotiation Competition on April 12. Nine schools, including one international school, competed in this competition.

Baylor Entrepreneurship Ranks 11th in the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Research Productivity Rankings
The Department of Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation in the Hankamer School of Business ranked 11th in the world out of 497 schools in the recently released 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Research Productivity Rankings.

Local Franchisees Awarded Franchisee of the Year at Annual Convention
Franchising: Baylor Business alumni Franky Burciaga and Alfonso Masso bought their own franchise directly after graduation and were recently awarded Franchisee of the Year by Restoration 1.

Start Up Waco: A Conversation With Greg Leman
Greg Leman, professor of Entrepreneurship, discusses the nonprofit organization Start Up Waco, of which he is founding executive director.

Living and Working With Passion
Business Review Podcast: Is it possible to make a living and follow our passions at the same time? In this episode of the Business Review, Christine McAlister explains how to be a successful entrepreneur by doing what we love.

Baylor Moves Up to No. 6 Among Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies


Entrepreneurship Boosts Well-Being By Meeting Key Psychological Needs - Study
Forbes: Boris N. Nikolaev, assistant professor of entrepreneurship, contributed to a study that drew upon the self-determination theory to show how entrepreneurial work can lead to improved well-being.

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