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October 18, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
AZ TechCelerator
12425 W. Bell Road
Building D

Surprise, AZ 85378
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Breaking The Guru Paradox: Free Workshop

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Learning how to leverage your experience, and succeed as a modern entrepreneur. In modern entrepreneurship, experience can be a liability. The most seasoned executives, and entrepreneurs often find themselves struggling when trying to launch their second act. It's "The Paradox of Experience." We live in a new age of networked entrepreneurship, the gig economy, the sharing economy; An age of crowds and collaboration. It's a new playing field, where experience can fail you. (Even Michael Jordan was an amateur when he stepped on the baseball diamond. Sometimes, the rules of the past no longer apply, and your expertise is no longer an advantage. It's The Age of Metapreneurship. Learn how to re-apply your expertise in this new economy, this new world of networks, disruptive business models and new methods of doing business. Learn the new tools and techniques that can transform your experience into an unfair advantage in today's new age of entrepreneurship.

About the Speaker: CJ Cornell

CJ Cornell is a serial entrepreneur, investor, advisor, mentor, author, speaker and educator. As an entrepreneur, CJ Cornell was a founder of more than a dozen successful startup ventures that collectively attracted over $250 million in private funding; created nearly a thousand new jobs; and launched dozens of innovative consumer, media and communications products - that have exceeded $3 billion in revenues.

Recent, he was Professor of Digital Media & Entrepreneurship at ASU and Co-Director at the school’s Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship, ASU’s first full-time Entrepreneur-in-Residence, and was awarded the President's Award for Innovation.

CJ Cornell is the author of the Amazon bestseller, The Age of Metapreneurship, and the upcoming book: The Startup Brain Trust - A guidebook for Advisors, Mentors and Entrepreneurs. He writes about entrepreneurship, and his blog has been cited as one of the top 50 most influential blogs for entrepreneurship and startups. He holds undergraduate degrees in engineering, a master’s in management and a Ph.D. in marketing and strategy. CJ sits on the board of 5 high-tech companies, and many public entrepreneurship and economic development committees.