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Aug 29, 2023

Jon Carr and Jeff Pollack Explore How Entrepreneurs Benefit From a Growth Mindset

The professors of entrepreneurship make the case that a growth mindset has tremendous value for entrepreneurs and could lead to positive societal impact.

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Jul 14, 2023

Should We Be Surprised That Entrepreneurs Lie?

Poole College's Jeffrey Pollack examines an important issue at the intersection of psychology and entrepreneurship.

Aug 31, 2022

How Hybrid Entrepreneurs Balance a Traditional Job While Simultaneously Starting a New Venture

Jon Carr and Jeff Pollack take a deep dive into hybrid entrepreneurs – individuals who balance a traditional job while simultaneously starting a new venture.

Dec 16, 2021

Refining B Corp Success

In a new exploratory paper, NC State University’s Jeffrey M. Pollack and Jon C. Carr, find that B Corps often experience financial slowdowns while pursuing certification.

Nov 3, 2021

The Future of Crowd-Funded Ventures

In response to an influx of journal submissions on the topic, NC State University’s Jeff Pollack and co-editors from Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice composed an editorial article containing recommendations for channeling research efforts into novel and productive directions. 

Oct 6, 2021

Unlocking the Potential of Family Relationships in Entrepreneurship

New research by NC State University’s Jeffrey Pollack shows that family-like relationships can actually help increase productivity in early-stage entrepreneurial ventures, especially when there are age and gender differences that might otherwise slow initial growth.

Passion at Work

Sep 1, 2021

Finding Passion in Everyday Work

In a new research paper, Jeffrey Pollack, professor of entrepreneurship; and Brad Kirkman, General (Ret.) H. Hugh Shelton Distinguished Professor of Leadership, set out to discover whether or not feeling passionate about work actually leads to better outcomes for employees and their companies.

Mar 3, 2021

Opt-In: Engaging Entrepreneurs in Academic Research

Jeff Pollack led a team of researchers reached out to 1,500 entrepreneurs to determine how to best motivate them to participate in academic research.

Oct 14, 2020

How Investors Can Better Support Women and People of Color-owned Businesses

A study conducted by a team including Jessica Thomas, director of the Business Sustainability Collaborative, and Jeffrey Pollack, associate professor of entrepreneurship, explains the importance of investors supporting women and persons of color-owned startups.

Apr 3, 2020

Jeffrey Pollack’s 7 Tips for Small Businesses During the COVID-19 Crisis

Poole's Jeffrey Pollack gives small business owners seven tips to stay afloat during the COVID-19 crisis.