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June 6, 2014 - Posted in #wjchat archives , Web Journalism Posted by:

5:00 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Welcome to the 221st episode of #wjchat, a weekly discussion for web journalists. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:00 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @wjchat: Welcome to the 221st episode of #wjchat, a weekly discussion for web journalists. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


5:00 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
This week #wjchat is focusing on teaching entrepreneurship with @brizzyc! Say hi!

wjchat
@wjchat


5:01 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
(REMINDER: It’s not too late to send us your Qs! Please direct to @wjchat) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:01 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Hi! Looking forward to tonight’s chat! #wjchat

marducey
@marducey


5:01 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Let’s get started! Please introduce yourself, respond to questions & share your knowledge! #DontJustBeALurker #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:01 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @wjchat: This week #wjchat is focusing on teaching entrepreneurship with @brizzyc! Say hi!

Andr Natta
@acnatta


5:01 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
#wjchat Hi all. I’m a journalism professor at U. of Memphis. I teach entrepreneurial journalism and run a certificate program.

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:02 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Hello, #wjchat-ers! Andre here in slightly cooler, Birmingham, AL. Don’t mind the team member behind the controls… How’s it going?

Andr Natta
@acnatta


5:03 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat #wjchat Howdy yall. Journalism prof at TCU. I also run @tcu360, our student media organization. Lotsa pro experience before this.

Kent Chapline
@kchapline


5:03 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Hi! I teach journalism classes and advise the college student newspaper. #wjchat

marducey
@marducey


5:03 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
#wjchat FWIW, more info about our certificate program, my syllabus, etc. is here: http://t.co/6oSINceKTl Glad to talk in future as well.

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:03 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Wooooo. Hi I’m Kim, crew member and working on @BeaconReader awesomeness plus whatever else fun LA things. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:03 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: #wjchat FWIW, more info about our certificate program, my syllabus, etc. is here: http://t.co/6oSINceKTl Glad to talk in futur

wjchat
@wjchat


5:04 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat @brizzyc #DontJustBeALurker Okay, okay :) Hi from Boston, #wjchat

Stacey Resnikoff
@staceyresnikoff


5:04 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@acnatta We just finally cooled down in Memphis, as well. For the time being, at least. #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:04 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
MT @Brizzyc #wjchat FWIW, more info about our certificate program, my syllabus, etc. is here: http://t.co/ToTZZH1KGq

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:04 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: #wjchat FWIW, more info about our certificate program, my syllabus, etc. is here: http://t.co/6oSINceKTl Glad to talk in futur

eden lane
@edenlane


5:04 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat @brizzyc @acnatta hi #wjchat, it’s been a while! I’m in balmy Pittsburgh

SocialKimLy
@SocialKimLy


5:05 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
PROTIP: Spare non- #wjchat people by starting your reply with @wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:05 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @wjchat: PROTIP: Spare non- #wjchat people by starting your reply with @wjchat

Kent Chapline
@kchapline


5:06 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
We’ll start with a lightning round of questions for our host @brizzyc. Here we go! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:06 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Hello @wjchat I’m a journalist / interdependent producer. #wjchat

eden lane
@edenlane


5:07 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
LR1: @brizzyc, what does teaching entrepreneurialism mean? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:07 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
#wjchat LR1 Teaching entrepreneurship, to me, is about making students more effective innovators.

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:08 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat 72 degrees outside of the @CIRonline offices right now. Julia here hello! #wjchat

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


5:08 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
#wjchat LR1 This can mean they are able to start new media businesses or launch new products in existing organizations.

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:08 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
LR2: @brizzyc, If I’m your student, what am I in for? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:09 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@Brizzyc So crucial. #wjchat

Stacey Resnikoff
@staceyresnikoff


5:09 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
#wjchat LR2 Students in my course work in teams to create their own startups, including a business plan and investor pitch.

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:09 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@SocialKimLy balmy is always nice, especially this time of year! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:10 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
LR3: @brizzyc,What have you learned working from accelerators and startups? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:10 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
#wjchat LR2 They also learn the basics of media disruption and some core business skills.

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:11 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: #wjchat LR2 Students in my course work in teams to create their own startups, including a business plan and investor pitch.

wjchat
@wjchat


5:11 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: #wjchat LR2 They also learn the basics of media disruption and some core business skills.

wjchat
@wjchat


5:11 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
#wjchat LR3 We partner with local accelerator @Start_Co – my background is in traditional journalism, so their help is critical.

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:11 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: #wjchat LR3 We partner with local accelerator @Start_Co – my background is in traditional journalism, so their help is critica

wjchat
@wjchat


5:12 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
#wjchat LR3 An accelerator can offer lots of great knowledge and resources on business, finance, how to get investment, etc.

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:12 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: #wjchat LR3 An accelerator can offer lots of great knowledge and resources on business, finance, how to get investment, etc.

wjchat
@wjchat


5:13 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Woot! I’m happy to join #wjchat tonight. I’m an assistant editor for a print magazine.

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


5:14 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Thanks for those answers, @brizzyc! OK, everybody else ready? Here we… GO! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:14 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Q1: What is entrepreneurship mean to you? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:14 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @wjchat: Q1: What is entrepreneurship mean to you? #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


5:14 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@mhmiller More info on our certificate program: http://t.co/ln4hYAYk96 #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:15 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@jmart181 Awesome! Glad to help. Also definitely apply to go to ASU for program by @dangillmor, it’s great. #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:16 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Being obsessed with two things: 1. Creating value 2. Learning RT @wjchat Q1: What is entrepreneurship mean to you? #wjchat

rene berry
@rfberry


5:16 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat q1: are you looking for a straight answer or interp…#wjchat

Michael H. Miller
@mhmiller


5:16 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
I love your frames by the way, @juliachanb! RT 72 degrees outside of the @CIRonline offices right now. Julia here hello! #wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


5:16 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A1: Curious what others think, but I define it broadly in terms of innovation, trying new things, adapting, always changing. #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:16 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @rfberry: Being obsessed with two things: 1. Creating value 2. Learning RT @wjchat Q1: What is entrepreneurship mean to you? #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:17 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat A1: Curious what others think, but I define it broadly in terms of innovation, trying new things, adapting, always cha

wjchat
@wjchat


5:17 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Identifying then taking action to fill a void in the marketplace (in its broadest sense) #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


5:17 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@rfberry @wjchat Agreed, that’s a good definition. #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:17 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@mhmiller whichever one you feel is more appropriate. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:18 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat I cover entrepreneurs; many don’t have formal biz training, just good ideas, ingenuity. Is same true for journo entrprnrs? #wjchat

SocialKimLy
@SocialKimLy


5:18 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
A1: It means finding a solution to a problem in this business and working to solve it in a new way. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:18 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @rfberry: Being obsessed with two things: 1. Creating value 2. Learning RT @wjchat Q1: What is entrepreneurship mean to you? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:18 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat And yeah, innovation is kind of an overused buzzword at this point, but still don’t have a better one…anybody? #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:18 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
#Ouch RT @wjchat: Q1: What is entrepreneurship mean to you? #wjchat

Ron Harris
@Journorati


5:19 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat also “entrepreneurs” uses a lot of my 140 ;) #wjchat

SocialKimLy
@SocialKimLy


5:19 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@SocialKimLy Yes. I little bit of biz knowledge helps, but a lot of what we do is create the time/space for good ideas to grow #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:19 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @rfberry: Being obsessed with two things: 1. Creating value 2. Learning RT @wjchat Q1: What is entrepreneurship mean to you? #wjchat

Marissa Luck
@marissaluck7


5:20 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@SocialKimLy I’ve been using the hashtag #jpreneur …welcome anybody to do so to share ideas/links etc. going forward #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:20 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat And yeah, innovation is kind of an overused buzzword at this point, but still don’t have a better one…anybody? #wjch

wjchat
@wjchat


5:21 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@Brizzyc ooh much better thx! #wjchat

SocialKimLy
@SocialKimLy


5:21 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Q1 Shark Tank is the best example of this. An individual risking it all for a product that he thinks will change the world. #wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


5:22 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@Journorati sorry, we didn’t have the pleasure of the copy desk checking the script tonight. We’ll try to be better ;-) #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


5:22 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Kind of a clichs answer but for me it means, doing better or doing something different well #wjchat

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


5:22 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat owning workflow, doing the work, being responsive to my audience, in a reasonable business model. Sustainable financials #wjchat

eden lane
@edenlane


5:22 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Agreed, @Brizzyc, innovation has become a loaded term at this point. But whats better? Creativity? #wjchat

Kent Chapline
@kchapline


5:23 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Q2 in about 90 seconds. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:23 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Does one have to make $s or have potential for $s to be an “entrepreneur” in journalism? #wjchat

Bill Dawers
@billdawers


5:23 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @edenlane: @wjchat owning workflow, doing the work, being responsive to my audience, in a reasonable business model. Sustainable financi

wjchat
@wjchat


5:23 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @KatPecora: @wjchat Q1 Shark Tank is the best example of this. An individual risking it all for a product that he thinks will change the

wjchat
@wjchat


5:24 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Good one | RT @billdawers: @wjchat Does one have to make $s or have potential for $s to be an “entrepreneur” in journalism? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:24 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@edenlane Good one, I like it #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:24 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Q2: Do we all need to know about entrepreneurship? What if i just want to be a reporter? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:25 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@billdawers @wjchat I think if that were a prerequisite entrepreneurship would be dead in journalism! (how about just a $ desire?) #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


5:25 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A2 If you ‘just want to be a reporter’ you need to find an organization that’s hiring reporters. #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:25 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Q2 At some places, thats still enough to thrive. But for how much longer? I dunno. #wjchat

Kent Chapline
@kchapline


5:25 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@billdawers I think so. My @Start_Co friends like to say that nonprofit is a tax status, not a business model. Must sustain. #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:26 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat If we’re talking about cultivating predilections toward ingenuity and financial savvy, I’d venture it would be wise to try! #wjchat

Kirsten Browning
@iJournalista


5:26 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Careers change. I once wanted to just be a reporter. Nowthings are different. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:26 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat The definition of entrepreneur is taking financial risk. However, one could be a trendsetter. #wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


5:26 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @iJournalista: @wjchat If we’re talking about cultivating predilections toward ingenuity and financial savvy, I’d venture it would be wi

wjchat
@wjchat


5:27 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A2 I’m biased, but I think we do. I think at minimum understanding the business allows you to see opportunities. #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:27 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat to ‘just be a reporter’ is ignoring the value of your personal brand, risky in this media environment #wjchat

eden lane
@edenlane


5:27 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Q1 Independent thinking, pushing boundaries, seeing no box, creating opportunities, & believing the impossible is possible #wjchat

Becky Griffin
@dorothyofisrael


5:27 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Hey everybody, don’t forget to tag your answers with #wjchat – or we’ll never find them!

wjchat
@wjchat


5:27 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @edenlane: @wjchat to ‘just be a reporter’ is ignoring the value of your personal brand, risky in this media environment #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:28 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@kimbui @wjchat +1. Ive long thought that moving from straight TV news to digital was the smartest career move I ever made. #wjchat

Kent Chapline
@kchapline


5:28 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat If you’re not interested in making the future of news, you’re in the wrong biz. Also, you’re probably not on #wjchat at 8PM. #wjchat

Stacey Resnikoff
@staceyresnikoff


5:28 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@dorothyofisrael Nice, I like that definition #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:28 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @kimbui: @wjchat Careers change. I once wanted to just be a reporter. Nowthings are different. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:29 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@staceyresnikoff Exactly. Dinosaurs dont hang out here. #wjchat

Kent Chapline
@kchapline


5:29 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Popping in late, but I’m here. Hi everyone. #WJChat

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


5:29 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A2 And in today’s world, everyone needs to be prepared for continuous change. #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:29 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat OMG I forgot #wjchat was today. 4-day work week tricked my brain into thinking its tomorrow. Aloha from @CivilBeat in Hawaii!

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:30 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@NHDaveH Hi! #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:30 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Sorry I’m late to the party. As a sports radio guy/journalism lecturer, I’m busy following the NHL playoffs tonight, too. #wjchat

Abe Hefter
@hefteronthehabs


5:30 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
A2. Define “just a reporter’ these days. Everyone needs to code, take pics, tweet, shoot video, no such things as ‘just a reporter’ #WJChat

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


5:30 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Q2 “just a reporter” doesn’t exist anymore. Are you on social media? Well, then you are a brand ambassador & marketer too. #wjchat

Becky Griffin
@dorothyofisrael


5:30 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@mhmiller cool, but we’d love it for everyone to see those answers too. It helps expand the conversation. But we’ll go looking too #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:30 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@kchapline True. It’s all about being excited by revolutionary ideas – and acting on them. #wjchat

Stacey Resnikoff
@staceyresnikoff


5:30 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @staceyresnikoff: @wjchat If you’re not interested in making the future of news, you’re in the wrong biz. Also, you’re probably not on #

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


5:30 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@NHDaveH Yep, exactly. Things have changed dramatically in even just the past 5 years. We have to be fluid, like water. Flexible. #wjchat

Kirsten Browning
@iJournalista


5:30 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@hefteronthehabs you’re still here, and that’s what’s most important! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:31 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @dorothyofisrael: @wjchat Q2 “just a reporter” doesn’t exist anymore. Are you on social media? Well, then you are a brand ambassador & m

wjchat
@wjchat


5:31 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Thank you! :) “@Brizzyc: @dorothyofisrael Nice, I like that definition #wjchat

Becky Griffin
@dorothyofisrael


5:31 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat A2 I’m biased, but I think we do. I think at minimum understanding the business allows you to see opportunities. #wjch

wjchat
@wjchat


5:31 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat A2 And in today’s world, everyone needs to be prepared for continuous change. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:31 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Hawks 2 Kings 1 in the 1st. FYI… ;-) #wjchat

Abe Hefter
@hefteronthehabs


5:32 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Time for Q3, everybody! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:32 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Q3: Can newsrooms benefit from having people trained in entrepreneurship? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:33 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @wjchat: Q3: Can newsrooms benefit from having people trained in entrepreneurship? #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


5:33 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @edenlane: @wjchat to ‘just be a reporter’ is ignoring the value of your personal brand, risky in this media environment #wjchat

Andrea Gillhoolley
@AGillhoolley


5:34 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @kimbui: @wjchat Careers change. I once wanted to just be a reporter. Nowthings are different. #wjchat

Andrea Gillhoolley
@AGillhoolley


5:34 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A3 YES. As the @nytimes innovation report said, we shouldnt be locked in to separation of church and state. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:34 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
A3. Everyone can benefit from Entrepreneurship the question is will newsroom leaders give people time and resources before an ax #WJChat

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


5:34 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A3 Absolutely. I think it helps them to understand audience needs when developing new products and to see opportunities #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:34 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A3 Absolutely, if only to drive the thinking forward. More than that is better, but changing thinking is the first step. #wjchat

Kent Chapline
@kchapline


5:34 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat A3 Absolutely. I think it helps them to understand audience needs when developing new products and to see opportunitie

wjchat
@wjchat


5:34 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @GenePark: @wjchat A3 YES. As the @nytimes innovation report said, we shouldnt be locked in to separation of church and state. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:34 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @wjchat: We’re talking teaching entrepreneurship w/ @brizzyc TONIGHT @ 8pm ET, 5 Pacific, 2 Hawaiian. Q’s? Send em @wjchat! #wjchat

Karen Hansen
@Petite_Pixie


5:34 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @kchapline: @wjchat A3 Absolutely, if only to drive the thinking forward. More than that is better, but changing thinking is the first s

wjchat
@wjchat


5:34 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat I would argue that you can’t train in entrepreneurship. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


5:34 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Totally. My former newsroom sent me to a Knight bootcamp. It helped me immensely on all levels, esp with pitching. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:35 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @davemeddows: @wjchat I would argue that you can’t train in entrepreneurship. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:35 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A3 any business can gain from having those trained in entrepreneurship. We just need journalists to #adaptordie #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:35 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A3 I think it takes more than having ppl trained “entrepreneurship” to me is a mindset/attitude rather than job description #wjchat

SocialKimLy
@SocialKimLy


5:35 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A3 Also, we learn about design thinking, culture change, etc. in my class, which helps with internal innovation #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:35 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat A3 Also, we learn about design thinking, culture change, etc. in my class, which helps with internal innovation #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:35 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @SocialKimLy: @wjchat A3 I think it takes more than having ppl trained “entrepreneurship” to me is a mindset/attitude rather than job de

wjchat
@wjchat


5:35 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A3 Yes! The strategic, linear and nonlinear thinking skills are incredibly valuable in any profession. #wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


5:35 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @baileylmcgowan: @wjchat A3 any business can gain from having those trained in entrepreneurship. We just need journalists to #adaptordie

wjchat
@wjchat


5:35 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
I’d agree with that. Have it or not. RT @wjchat RT @davemeddows: @wjchat I would argue that you can’t train in entrepreneurship. #wjchat

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


5:35 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@Brizzyc Internal culture change is something that is direly needed anymore. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:35 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat You can enable it, but you can’t train people in it. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


5:35 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
hi, Eden, great to see you. RT @edenlane: Hello @wjchat I’m a journalist / interdependent producer. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:36 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@GenePark Yeah, to me, that report was a perfect illustration of why we need to teach entrepreneurship. Clearly skills are prized.#wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:36 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Everyone can benefit, there are lots of free webinars to use digital storytelling tools #wjchat

Andrea Gillhoolley
@AGillhoolley


5:36 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Q3 I’m say you either are an entrepreneur, or not. Nothing to do w/training. Yes, newsrooms benefit from open-minded ppl #wjchat

Becky Griffin
@dorothyofisrael


5:36 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Entrepreneurship, ideally, should be in the culture of the organization in order to thrive. #wjchat

Stacey Resnikoff
@staceyresnikoff


5:36 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @davemeddows: @wjchat You can enable it, but you can’t train people in it. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:36 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @staceyresnikoff: @wjchat Entrepreneurship, ideally, should be in the culture of the organization in order to thrive. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:37 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Looking in on #wjchat! Tonight: entrepreneurship in journalism.

Karen Hansen
@Petite_Pixie


5:37 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
There has to be time allotted weekly to allow for training, if only for an hour #wjchat

Andrea Gillhoolley
@AGillhoolley


5:37 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Again, if “entrepreneurship” is a synonym for ingenuity in this case, then the answer is yes. Creativity is a prime asset. #wjchat

Kirsten Browning
@iJournalista


5:37 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@NHDaveH @davemeddows I agree to a point, but especially for students, time/space/encouragement matters as much as “training” #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:37 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A3 I’m going to say ‘No’. Newsrooms need to understand accounting and sales, but they need to focus on quality journalism. #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:37 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @iJournalista: @wjchat Again, if “entrepreneurship” is a synonym for ingenuity in this case, then the answer is yes. Creativity is a pri

wjchat
@wjchat


5:37 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Agreed. It’s a learn on your feet biz. @NHDaveH @wjchat RT @davemeddows I would argue that you can’t train in entrepreneurship. #wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


5:37 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@AGillhoolley And the training needs to be on things we don’t already know. #WJChat

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


5:37 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @staceyresnikoff: @wjchat Entrepreneurship, ideally, should be in the culture of the organization in order to thrive. #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:38 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Seems like this is mixing up “innovation” + “open-mindedness” and “entrepreneurship”. #wjchat

Bill Dawers
@billdawers


5:38 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@Brizzyc @NHDaveH That’s why enabling it is so important. Allow the space to let entrepreneurs flourish. You will benefit from it. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


5:38 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Some of these answers suggest we should just go ahead with Q4 while we’re at it #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:39 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Q4: Can you teach entrepreneurship or is it a ‘learn by doing’ craft? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:39 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@znmeb But cant good journalism coexist with entrepreneurial/innovative thinking? Why does it have to be either/or? #wjchat

Kent Chapline
@kchapline


5:39 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @wjchat: Q4: Can you teach entrepreneurship or is it a ‘learn by doing’ craft? #wjchat

Karen Hansen
@Petite_Pixie


5:40 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @davemeddows: @Brizzyc @NHDaveH That’s why enabling it is so important. Allow the space to let entrepreneurs flourish. You will benefit

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


5:40 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A4: In my experience, you can get ball rolling in a classroom, but then you must encourage them to run with it. Experiment. #wjchat

Kirsten Browning
@iJournalista


5:40 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat I think it is largely intuition. Space must be given to allow it develop and grow. Embrace it or they’ll leave with ideas. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


5:40 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A4 you can teach principals but you can’t force adaptation #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:40 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@billdawers perhaps, in part, because of @Brizzyc’s answers to LR1 – http://t.co/IiLVVWQcn5 & http://t.co/q5PwCqhvho #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:40 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
A4, it’s definitely a learn by doing thing, but you can teach people to not be afraid of failure. #WJChat

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


5:40 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A4 Thing is, we teach it as “learn by doing.” No exams. No papers. We DO. We mentor w/help from “real world” folks #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:41 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Q4 It’s a state of mind. A mentality. A way of life. Just like talent — you either have it, or you don’t. #wjchat

Becky Griffin
@dorothyofisrael


5:41 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat A4 Thing is, we teach it as “learn by doing.” No exams. No papers. We DO. We mentor w/help from “real world” folks #wj

wjchat
@wjchat


5:41 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@kimbui @wjchat No, you can always go back… #wjchat

Rohan Jayasekera
@rohanjay


5:41 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A4 I think it’s a talent to be cultivated, like musical ability. Won’t catch on for everyone, no matter how much training #wjchat

SocialKimLy
@SocialKimLy


5:41 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Same cloth, different threads. RT @billdawers Seems like this is mixing up innovation+open-mindedness & entrepreneurship. #wjchat @wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


5:41 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat If you have an entrepreneurial spirit either could work. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:42 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat It’s trial by fire, but I think the seed can be planted in classrooms. The option isn’t often listed when we’re talking jobs #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:42 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@billdawers Maybe. I prefer a broad definition, though, myself, rather than seeing those in isolation. #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:42 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@rohanjay Going from reporter to web was awesome, but yeah, I do miss writing some days. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:42 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @NHDaveH: A4, it’s definitely a learn by doing thing, but you can teach people to not be afraid of failure. #WJChat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:43 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A prime example is in the book Start-Up Nation’ by @dansenor about Israeli Start-Ups and why they are so successful. #wjchat

Becky Griffin
@dorothyofisrael


5:43 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@kimbui @rohanjay I was a reporter for 8 years of the last decade. I often miss writing too. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:43 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A4 For some students, won’t “take” in a significant way. But at least they are exposed to some new ways of thinking/ideas. #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:43 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat The people who became the most adept with Twitter, first, for example, did so from intuition. Testing. No one taught them. #wjchat

Kirsten Browning
@iJournalista


5:43 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat A4 For some students, won’t “take” in a significant way. But at least they are exposed to some new ways of thinking/id

wjchat
@wjchat


5:43 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @iJournalista: @wjchat The people who became the most adept with Twitter, first, for example, did so from intuition. Testing. No one tau

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:43 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @iJournalista: @wjchat The people who became the most adept with Twitter, first, for example, did so from intuition. Testing. No one tau

wjchat
@wjchat


5:44 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@iJournalista @wjchat Yep. Dont be afraid of looking like a n00b. I tweeted asking whether people tweet in first-person. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:44 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A4 There are many successful entrepreneurship specific college programs, but it takes a special person to be trendsetter #wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


5:44 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@GenePark @kimbui @rohanjay Why cant you do web and also write? Time crunch, sure, but its possible to make time for both. #wjchat

Kent Chapline
@kchapline


5:44 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@iJournalista The people I know who did well in early Twitter brought a lot of knowledge with them from blogging. #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:44 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Time for Q5! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:44 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@iJournalista But you can teach the sense of trying new things and the need to test stuff. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:44 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A2 #wjchat I think everyone can benefit from thinking and acting like an entrepreneur no matter what you *just* want to be.

Mandy Shunnarah
@fixedbaroque


5:44 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Q5: What are some of the biggest challenges involved in teaching entrepreneurship? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:45 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat I do think some assume all courses are about pontificating & regurgitating. Not all of us do it that way :) #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:45 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@kimbui So do both, I still do. #WJChat

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


5:45 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat I do think some assume all courses are about pontificating & regurgitating. Not all of us do it that way :) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:45 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat a4 learn by doing ( in or outside a “class”) Entrepreneurship involved actual risk. Hard to simulate that true risk. #wjchat

John Clark
@johnclark


5:45 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@kchapline @kimbui @rohanjay I did for a while. But I recently transitioned to the biz end. Church/State. :\ #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:45 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@kchapline @GenePark @rohanjay Oh I can, just gotta force myself to sit down and do it. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:45 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A5 The biggest challenge is fear of cold-calling strangers – just like sales #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:45 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A4 Maybe not a special person, but an individual willing to give it all…everything for success. Few want to do that. #wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


5:46 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Some students actually PREFER courses that are more passive, and as some of said, some don’t have the personality for it. #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:46 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@mhmiller No, no, that’s not what I meant — I meant testing as in experimenting on one’s own. Curiosity, not rote learning! @wjchat #wjchat

Kirsten Browning
@iJournalista


5:46 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat Some students actually PREFER courses that are more passive, and as some of said, some don’t have the personality for

wjchat
@wjchat


5:46 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Q5 Getting people to step outside their box, to the point that they can’t even see it anymore. Like Plato’s Cave ;)
#wjchat

Becky Griffin
@dorothyofisrael


5:46 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @iJournalista: @mhmiller No, no, that’s not what I meant — I meant testing as in experimenting on one’s own. Curiosity, not rote learni

wjchat
@wjchat


5:46 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@kimbui @GenePark @rohanjay Yeah, its hard to do both. No doubt. #wjchat

Kent Chapline
@kchapline


5:46 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@Brizzyc Didn’t mean we should see them in isolation, just different words w/ diff meanings. Is innovator same as entrepreneur? #wjchat

Bill Dawers
@billdawers


5:46 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A5 snotty journalists who think they know everything? ;) #wjchat

SocialKimLy
@SocialKimLy


5:46 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@kchapline @GenePark @rohanjay I also have had jobs where the priority was web stuff and it was much harder to write than now. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:47 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@baileylmcgowan @kchapline @kimbui @rohanjay When I was a producer at @StarAdvertiser I had a weekly column. I still miss it #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:47 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@johnclark #wjchat It IS hard to simulate that risk. Closest I get are public investor pitches w/VIP guests. Makes it “real” #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:47 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@SocialKimLy But we do know everything, for a few minutes, then move on to the next topic to master. :) #WJChat

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


5:47 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@znmeb What I would take from that is that they’re good at succinct writing & interpersonal engagement. That’s valuable to Twitter! #wjchat

Kirsten Browning
@iJournalista


5:47 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A4 important in learning by trial is to have good mentors along the way. The “trough of sorrow” is real. #wjchat

John Clark
@johnclark


5:47 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@GenePark @kchapline @rohanjay Dude, for some jobs you get your one role and thats it. But thats what freelancing is for! #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:47 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A3 #wjchat Yes. Entrepreneurship means ownership in your work & innovative thinking. Shouldn’t every business want that? Esp news?

Mandy Shunnarah
@fixedbaroque


5:48 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@johnclark #wjchat Often entrepreneurs I talk to say they are jealous of students who can explore it w/less risk than they have.

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:48 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@kimbui @kchapline @rohanjay Yep I have been itching to freelance again. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:48 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@kimbui Introductory, yes but turning it into too much of a classroom formula will choke creativity & harness personality; both key! #wjchat

Kirsten Browning
@iJournalista


5:48 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@baileylmcgowan @kimbui Only do both if both are fun. Nothing wrong with brand ambassadors, but if it doesn’t thrill, just write… #wjchat

Rohan Jayasekera
@rohanjay


5:49 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A5 in seriousness, I think it has to be tough to convince smart people with a great ‘idea’ that they have a lot to learn #wjchat

SocialKimLy
@SocialKimLy


5:49 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Some journalists find money talk like kryptonite. But sometimes you gotta fund your shit. You, not others. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:49 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@NHDaveH I knew you were going to say that, I already made a gif of it ;) #wjchat

SocialKimLy
@SocialKimLy


5:50 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@Brizzyc @wjchat same for my students. Big gathering of investors/VIPs for public pitch is super motivating but not terribly risky. #wjchat

John Clark
@johnclark


5:50 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@OurielOhayon: The hard part of entrepreneurship. Getting so many NOs for 1 YES. but when you get that YES #wjchat

Becky Griffin
@dorothyofisrael


5:50 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A4 #wjchat Like anything else, you can teach the basics, but true proficiency comes from experience.

Mandy Shunnarah
@fixedbaroque


5:50 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@iJournalista Oh yah, its not a formula, but my profs inspired me to do whatever was good for the story, and thats stuck with me. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:50 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @kimbui: @wjchat Some journalists find money talk like kryptonite. But sometimes you gotta fund your shit. You, not others. #wjchat

Matt Terenzio
@mterenzio


5:50 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@kimbui @wjchat Its also important for journos to understand the money side of things even if they arent directly involved. #wjchat

Kent Chapline
@kchapline


5:50 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @kimbui: @iJournalista Oh yah, its not a formula, but my profs inspired me to do whatever was good for the story, and thats stuck with

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:50 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@kimbui @wjchat “you gotta fund your sh*t” needs to be a t-shirt. #wjchat

SocialKimLy
@SocialKimLy


5:51 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@Meena_Thiru It seems crazy to me. If you have passion for it, you can sell it with a little help. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:51 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @fixedbaroque: @wjchat A4 #wjchat Like anything else, you can teach the basics, but true proficiency comes from experience.

wjchat
@wjchat


5:51 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @SocialKimLy: @kimbui @wjchat “you gotta fund your sh*t” needs to be a t-shirt. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


5:51 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@SocialKimLy Its true though isn’t it? I become a stone cold expert on topics everyday I just don’t retain the knowledge to the next #Wjchat

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


5:51 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@kimbui Yeah and even if you hate money talk, I’d argue you should at least UNDERSTAND it. I mean, we all need to eat. #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:51 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@SocialKimLy @wjchat Kickstarter? :) #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:51 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @kimbui Yeah and even if you hate money talk, I’d argue you should at least UNDERSTAND it. I mean, we all need to eat. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:51 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A5 #wjchat Like teaching anything, the biggest challenge is making ppl see why it’s applicable to their lives/jobs. Mental training.

Mandy Shunnarah
@fixedbaroque


5:52 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@Brizzyc Exactly. We should know how food is put on the table. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:52 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A5 Many journalists turn a cockeyed look when numbers get too complex. That sometimes even includes a math nerd like me. #wjchat

Mike Roe
@MikeRoe


5:53 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@johnclark Yeah. Just closest thing I have come up with so far to at least give them a feeling they could lose something, even face. #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:53 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@johnclark @Brizzyc @wjchat Having done that, it feels close. The anxiety is the same at least. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:53 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @MikeRoe: @wjchat A5 Many journalists turn a cockeyed look when numbers get too complex. That sometimes even includes a math nerd like m

Beatriz Valenzuela
@PTBeatriz


5:53 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@MikeRoe Yeah, but those are sportswriters. (Note, I am a former sportswriter so I can make that joke.) #WJChat

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


5:53 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@SocialKimLy Haha I’d buy one #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:53 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
I’m stoked that I *can* freelance again. RT @GenePark @kimbui @kchapline @rohanjay Yep I have been itching to freelance again. #wjchat

Helen Mosher
@helenhmosher


5:53 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
A request for suggestions via Q6 – in just a few seconds #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:53 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Q6: What kinds of creative assignments or exercises can you use to teach entrepreneurship #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:54 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @kimbui: @wjchat Some journalists find money talk like kryptonite. But sometimes you gotta fund your shit. You, not others. #wjchat

Tom Davidson
@tgdavidson


5:54 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Guilty.Give me words! RT @MikeRoe A5 Many journalists turn a cockeyed look when numbers get too complex.That sometimes even..#wjchat @wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


5:54 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Alternately, there’s also fear. A lack of confidence in one’s right to try something that swerves from standard news form. #wjchat

Kirsten Browning
@iJournalista


5:55 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Team-building. and pitching. I wish I had a whole semester of pitching instruction. Still terrible at it. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:55 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Yeah, come on, everybody, give me more! Ha. #wjchat. I like the ideation game from Tow-Knight Center http://t.co/AUwhoQQ8rM

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:56 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat Yeah, come on, everybody, give me more! Ha. #wjchat. I like the ideation game from Tow-Knight Center http://t.co/AUwho

wjchat
@wjchat


5:56 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
I’m in! I’d also love to see that gif for @NHDaveH as wel, @Brizzycl! RT @SocialKimLy Haha I’d buy one #wjchat @wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


5:56 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@Brizzyc what if grade was based solely on outcome of pitch? We give scorecards to our attendees and give results to students #wjchat

John Clark
@johnclark


5:56 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@johnclark Yeah, me too. Sometimes I think this stuff is wasted on the young. They don’t know it sucks to work for The Man yet ;) #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:56 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @kimbui: @wjchat Team-building. and pitching. I wish I had a whole semester of pitching instruction. Still terrible at it. #wjchat

Lillian Cohen-Moore
@lilyorit


5:56 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @johnclark: @Brizzyc what if grade was based solely on outcome of pitch? We give scorecards to our attendees and give results to student

wjchat
@wjchat


5:56 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @johnclark Yeah, me too. Sometimes I think this stuff is wasted on the young. They don’t know it sucks to work for The Man yet

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:57 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @johnclark Yeah, me too. Sometimes I think this stuff is wasted on the young. They don’t know it sucks to work for The Man yet

John Clark
@johnclark


5:57 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat @Q6 Market and trend research. Very valuable. If you don’t understand your target, you have nothing. #wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


5:58 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Training Teaching. Important distinction to remember throughout this discussion. #entrepreneurship #wjchat

Jesse Garnier
@jesse_garnier


5:58 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@johnclark Nice. That’s a big piece of my final grade but not the whole thing…maybe it should be. #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


5:58 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A6 #wjchat Autonomy either makes or breaks would be entrepreneurs. Ent means working independently, so get by w/ less management.

Mandy Shunnarah
@fixedbaroque


5:59 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@johnclark @kimbui @Brizzyc The Knight thing I did had actual angels and VCs give us all feedback about our pitch. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


5:59 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Psst, is Everybody Here? http://t.co/s5o58ToW3E #wjchat (yes, it’s an old Channel 4 (GB)/PBS reference)

wjchat
@wjchat


6:00 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
. @fixedbaroque Management? Pfff, who needs it. Just give me a vague description and paycheck I’ll figure out the rest. #WJChat

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


6:00 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A6 requiring ppl to work as part of a team of people with *very* different skill sets #wjchat (I am bad at this myself)

SocialKimLy
@SocialKimLy


6:00 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@johnclark Would love to see scorecards you use. I have some but they were kind of informal – I think could be much better #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


6:01 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Make me an offer I can’t refuse.Shark Tank..classroom style.RT @johnclark what if grade was based solely on outcome of pitch?#wjchat @wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


6:01 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@fixedbaroque less management is nice, but it’s always nice to get mentored too. Is mentorship still available/possible? #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:01 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Or, as we say in radio: Is this thing on!? MT @wjchat: Psst, is Everybody Here? http://t.co/6SPDZ4o8uI #wjchat

Abe Hefter
@hefteronthehabs


6:01 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @SocialKimLy: @wjchat A6 requiring ppl to work as part of a team of people with *very* different skill sets #wjchat (I am bad at this my

wjchat
@wjchat


6:01 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@kimbui @johnclark Nice. Our students can win some startup money here – not huge amount – if they really crush it #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


6:02 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @KatPecora: @wjchat @Q6 Market and trend research. Very valuable. If you don’t understand your target, you have nothing. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:03 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Q7: What kinds of skills are most valuable to entrepreneurs, or journalists working to create change within newsrooms? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:03 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @wjchat: Q7: What kinds of skills are most valuable to entrepreneurs, or journalists working to create change within newsrooms? #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:03 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@SocialKimLy @wjchat Yeah, I do that…and by and large students do NOT like it. But it’s good for them. Mwhaahah :) #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


6:03 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A7 Sales – not marketing, *sales* – closing win-win deals! #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:03 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@Brizzyc We judge on desirability, feasibility, viability, presentation, overall – poor, average, good, excellent. #wjchat

John Clark
@johnclark


6:04 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @znmeb: @wjchat A7 Sales – not marketing, *sales* – closing win-win deals! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:04 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A8 #wjchat Would like to know what you all think to see if it matches up with what they learn here. Some, as said, is all attitude.

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


6:04 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
I’m geeking out over here! @NHDaveH @wjchat RT @SocialKimLy http://t.co/pbhZnecr6h … #wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


6:05 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat A8 #wjchat Would like to know what you all think to see if it matches up with what they learn here. Some, as said, is

wjchat
@wjchat


6:05 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A7 persuasiveness and ability to explain analytics/data. Journos are skeptical, gotta give ’em evidence something could work #wjchat

SocialKimLy
@SocialKimLy


6:05 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @SocialKimLy: @wjchat A7 persuasiveness and ability to explain analytics/data. Journos are skeptical, gotta give ’em evidence something

wjchat
@wjchat


6:05 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
A7. Journo skills always (should) win out in a newsroom. #WJChat

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


6:06 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @NHDaveH: A7. Journo skills always (should) win out in a newsroom. #WJChat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:06 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A7 Different revenue models, customer discovery, minimum viable products and learning, how to pitch… #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


6:06 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A7 #wjchat If you have a willingness to learn & try new things, there’s nothing you can’t improve upon. That’s skill in itself.

Mandy Shunnarah
@fixedbaroque


6:06 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat A7 Different revenue models, customer discovery, minimum viable products and learning, how to pitch… #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:06 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @KatPecora: Make me an offer I can’t refuse.Shark Tank..classroom style.RT @johnclark what if grade was based solely on outcome of pitch

John Clark
@johnclark


6:06 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A7 Making data feel accessible. Strong leadership skills so people want to do the things theyre scared of. #wjchat

Mike Roe
@MikeRoe


6:06 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @KatPecora: @wjchat @Q6 Market and trend research. Very valuable. If you don’t understand your target, you have nothing. #wjchat

Democracy Watch News
@dwatchnews


6:07 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A7 Journo skills, digital skills (often the same), political skills (sad but true IMO). #wjchat

Kent Chapline
@kchapline


6:07 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@fixedbaroque @wjchat Yep. That’s the most important one of all. #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


6:08 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @fixedbaroque: @wjchat A7 #wjchat If you have a willingness to learn & try new things, there’s nothing you can’t improve upon. That’s sk

wjchat
@wjchat


6:08 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @MikeRoe: @wjchat A7 Making data feel accessible. Strong leadership skills so people want to do the things theyre scared of. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:08 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A7 “This Jen, is the Internet! http://t.co/aCakVyAllA #wjchat #ITCrowd

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


6:08 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@kchapline @wjchat Theres almost always politics in the workplace too. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


6:08 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@johnclark So far, no…but it’s early in the game for us. I hope so!! #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


6:08 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @kchapline: @wjchat A7 Journo skills, digital skills (often the same), political skills (sad but true IMO). #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:09 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat What I have learned is it’s hard to teach entrepreneurship to students w/o strong social media skills #wjchat Ideal prereq.

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


6:09 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
This>>> RT @NHDaveH: A7. Journo skills always (should) win out in a newsroom. #WJChat

Abe Hefter
@hefteronthehabs


6:09 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat How to pick a team. Man, hiring is something few are good at. #wjchat (avec hashtag)

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


6:09 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat What I have learned is it’s hard to teach entrepreneurship to students w/o strong social media skills #wjchat Ideal pr

wjchat
@wjchat


6:09 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@GenePark @wjchat Exactly. The best journalists cant be very effective if they cant do workplace politics well. #wjchat

Kent Chapline
@kchapline


6:10 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@GenePark #wjchat Yeah, we don’t have a lot of time for it, but we talk a little bit about internal resistance to change & politics.

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


6:10 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A7 On a serious note, a positive outlook is one of the most valuable characteristics in life. In the newsroom and out. #wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


6:10 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@kimbui @wjchat I always look for folks who can play well with the other kids in the sandbox. Usually works out pretty well. #wjchat

Kent Chapline
@kchapline


6:10 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @KatPecora: @wjchat A7 On a serious note, a positive outlook is one of the most valuable characteristics in life. In the newsroom and ou

wjchat
@wjchat


6:11 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@kchapline Theres that and then balancing skills. And not always hiring your friends. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


6:11 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Q8: You! You there. Would you start your own thing? Why or why not? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:11 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@johnclark @SocialKimLy All teams should have a hacker, a hipster, and a hustler, according to @davemcclure :) #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


6:11 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc @johnclark @SocialKimLy All teams should have a hacker, a hipster, and a hustler, according to @davemcclure :) #wjchat

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


6:11 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A7 Mind-blowing creativity + vast awareness of what’s making waves digitally (in + out of journalism). #wjchat

Stacey Resnikoff
@staceyresnikoff


6:11 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @staceyresnikoff: @wjchat A7 Mind-blowing creativity + vast awareness of what’s making waves digitally (in + out of journalism). #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:12 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
A8, I wouldn’t at the moment, because I can’t afford to not make money for a year or 3, five years ago I would have though. #WJChat

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


6:12 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat I would! For now, Im helping Beacon, but if someone gave me cash.I have a solution to a problem. I think so at least. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


6:12 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@hefteronthehabs @NHDaveH What’s funny is they often overlap. Having ideas, asking questions, understanding ppl, researching… #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


6:12 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A8 yes, if it would fill a need not being met. Plenty of that in journalism. Also I am v. bossy and like being in charge :) #wjchat

SocialKimLy
@SocialKimLy


6:13 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A8 #wjchat Absolutely. I’m planning my next venture as we speak. :)

Mandy Shunnarah
@fixedbaroque


6:13 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@hefteronthehabs @NHDaveH Those make for good innovators/entrepreneurs AND good journalists. #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


6:13 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat I try to learn something from every job, and Im certainly learning stuff from this one thatll apple to dream thing. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


6:13 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Q8 I’ve been at it for a little over 7 years now, and it hasn’t been super, but I wouldn’t trade it for anything in the world. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:13 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Q7. Patience. Time. Meetings. Patience. Time. Meetings. #wjchat

Melody Joy Kramer
@mkramer


6:13 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A8 Thought about it. Maybe one day. I’m still discovering that entrepreneurial spirit within myself. I want to do it right.#wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


6:13 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @KatPecora: @wjchat A8 Thought about it. Maybe one day. I’m still discovering that entrepreneurial spirit within myself. I want to do it

wjchat
@wjchat


6:13 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @mkramer: @wjchat Q7. Patience. Time. Meetings. Patience. Time. Meetings. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:13 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@SocialKimLy Once someone told me I should run something. I think that was a nice way of saying Im bossy. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


6:14 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Oh, I would. There’s a very thin thread holding me back. Fun and exciting. #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


6:14 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
And a hack for news teams MT @Brizzyc: @SocialKimLy teams should have a hacker, a hipster, and a hustler, according to @davemcclure #wjchat

John Clark
@johnclark


6:14 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A8 Yes! I would start my own thing … in a boat … with a goat #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:14 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat Oh, I would. There’s a very thin thread holding me back. Fun and exciting. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:14 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @znmeb: @wjchat A8 Yes! I would start my own thing … in a boat … with a goat #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:15 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@acnatta What is it if I may ask. #WJChat

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


6:15 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@johnclark @Brizzyc @SocialKimLy @davemcclure That is a perfect team. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


6:15 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
#Rockstar :) RT @acnatta Q8 I’ve been at it for a little over 7 years now, and it hasn’t been super, but I wouldn’t trade it for… #wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


6:15 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@acnatta This is why I love you! #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


6:15 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@NHDaveH @bhamterminal – most recent piece is a commentary – http://t.co/T677lqyBb3 #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:16 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Q7. More seriously: the ability to craft stories for an internal audience. In this case, your audience are newsroom execs. #wjchat

Melody Joy Kramer
@mkramer


6:16 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @mkramer: @wjchat Q7. More seriously: the ability to craft stories for an internal audience. In this case, your audience are newsroom ex

wjchat
@wjchat


6:16 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat The American dream. It’s an incredible thing. Very powerful to be talking about these ideas. #wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


6:16 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Right now, writing a novel. But, yes – always, yes. Part of the freelancer’s mindset, maybe. #wjchat #entrepreneurism #collaboration

Stacey Resnikoff
@staceyresnikoff


6:16 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @mkramer: @wjchat Q7. More seriously: the ability to craft stories for an internal audience. In this case, your audience are newsroom ex

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


6:16 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @staceyresnikoff: @wjchat Right now, writing a novel. But, yes – always, yes. Part of the freelancer’s mindset, maybe. #wjchat #entrepre

wjchat
@wjchat


6:18 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@mkramer YES. Exactly. Whether it’s a new product or a story idea. #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


6:18 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
We’ve got a couple of Qs left, starting with 9A… #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:18 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Q9A: Entrepreneurs! What was the first thing you learned in doing this? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:18 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @wjchat: Q9A: Entrepreneurs! What was the first thing you learned in doing this? #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:19 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Q9A Know who you can turn to for support. Thank them. Often. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:19 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A8: I suppose I “started my own thing” when I joined Twitter & decided I would be the best I could be in covering the Habs #wjchat

Abe Hefter
@hefteronthehabs


6:20 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Great looking site and content. Slick RT @acnatta @bhamterminal – most recent piece is a commentary – http://t.co/Q5dcMefELp #wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


6:20 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @mhmiller: @wjchat taxes…keep separate banking account…when in doubt, tax and give to Uncle Sam #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


6:20 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@NHDaveH note – burnout happens. A lot. #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:20 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A9A #wjchat Time management. You can’t fool around when you’re working on your dime. Time is money.

Mandy Shunnarah
@fixedbaroque


6:20 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A8 hey, @reesenewslab we are trying! See our NC legislature subscription alert service http://t.co/gwzx96LcLY #wjchat #goingwell

John Clark
@johnclark


6:20 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @johnclark: @wjchat A8 hey, @reesenewslab we are trying! See our NC legislature subscription alert service http://t.co/gwzx96LcLY #wjcha

wjchat
@wjchat


6:21 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @fixedbaroque: @wjchat A9A #wjchat Time management. You can’t fool around when you’re working on your dime. Time is money.

wjchat
@wjchat


6:21 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A9A What they all tell me is: Your initial idea will change, a lot. And that’s okay. #wjchat

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


6:21 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@acnatta @NHDaveH I recommend spa days or cabins in the woods with no wifi for a day or two. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


6:21 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat A9A What they all tell me is: Your initial idea will change, a lot. And that’s okay. #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


6:21 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @fixedbaroque: @wjchat A9A #wjchat Time management. You can’t fool around when you’re working on your dime. Time is money.

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


6:22 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat A9A What they all tell me is: Your initial idea will change, a lot. And that’s okay. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:22 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A9a don’t build stuff people aren’t *eager* to *buy*. #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:22 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat 3-2 Hawks in the 2nd period. ;-) #wjchat

Abe Hefter
@hefteronthehabs


6:22 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @znmeb: @wjchat A9a don’t build stuff people aren’t *eager* to *buy*. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:23 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A7: You’ve got to be patient, yet agile. Knowing when to act is extremely important. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


6:23 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
…and this is why we love you | RT @hefteronthehabs: @wjchat 3-2 Hawks in the 2nd period. ;-) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:23 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A9A that your idea sucks. Keep trying and it’ll get better #wjchat

John Clark
@johnclark


6:23 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @johnclark: @wjchat A9A that your idea sucks. Keep trying and it’ll get better #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:23 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Q9B: What was the first mistake you made? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:23 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @wjchat: Q9B: What was the first mistake you made? #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:24 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Q9B Forgetting to rely on the folks referenced in Q9A :-) #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:24 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A9 Entrepreneurship sounds like a whirlwind love affair.Dangerous to the heart, but if it works out you’re at heaven’s door. #wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


6:25 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @KatPecora: @wjchat A9 Entrepreneurship sounds like a whirlwind love affair.Dangerous to the heart, but if it works out you’re at heaven

wjchat
@wjchat


6:25 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A9B Thinking I knew everything at age 23 and not listening to those who told me otherwise. #wjchat

Kent Chapline
@kchapline


6:25 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @kchapline: @wjchat A9B Thinking I knew everything at age 23 and not listening to those who told me otherwise. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:26 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
…and Q10! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:27 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A9B assumed that if you build it they would come. #wjchat

John Clark
@johnclark


6:27 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Q10: What’s different about media start-ups compared with starting a business in another industry? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:27 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @johnclark: @wjchat A9B assumed that if you build it they would come. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:27 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @wjchat: Q10: What’s different about media start-ups compared with starting a business in another industry? #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:27 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Reminds me of my first copywriting work. RT @johnclark @wjchat A9A that your idea sucks. Keep trying and it’ll get better #wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


6:28 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A10 well … not every industry has a component favored in the Bill of Rights ;-) #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:29 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat #wjchat A10 It’s similar, actually, in many ways. But I agree w/@jeffjarvis you need to think of it more as service than product.

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


6:30 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @znmeb: @wjchat A10 well … not every industry has a component favored in the Bill of Rights ;-) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:30 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat #wjchat A10 It’s similar, actually, in many ways. But I agree w/@jeffjarvis you need to think of it more as service t

wjchat
@wjchat


6:30 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Note to self: Weekly #wjchat start time does not change just cuz you went west.
#MissedOut

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


6:31 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A9B #wjchat Thinking I could do it all on my own.

Mandy Shunnarah
@fixedbaroque


6:31 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
A10, Quality is all that matters, beat competition on quality and you will be successful. #WJChat

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


6:31 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Better late than never! Welcome! RT @NewsCannon Note to self: Weekly #wjchat start time does not change just cuz you went west. #MissedOut

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


6:32 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @KatPecora: I’m geeking out over here! @NHDaveH @wjchat RT @SocialKimLy http://t.co/pbhZnecr6h … #wjchat

Darth Chocolate
@MindTr1ck


6:32 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@NewsCannon always glad to see you stop by! #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:32 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat A10 #wjchat I would argue other industries don’t change nearly as rapidly as media businesses do. You have to stay on your toes.

Mandy Shunnarah
@fixedbaroque


6:32 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @NHDaveH: A10, Quality is all that matters, beat competition on quality and you will be successful. #WJChat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:32 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @fixedbaroque: @wjchat A10 #wjchat I would argue other industries don’t change nearly as rapidly as media businesses do. You have to sta

wjchat
@wjchat


6:33 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Well, that’s our time tonight, everybody! Thanks to @brizzyc for being our guest! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:33 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat audience (viewers/readers) want your product for free. You are competing with other outlets, and with bloggers. #wjchat

eden lane
@edenlane


6:33 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Also, THANKS TO ALL OF YOU for participating (or else it wouldn’t happen)! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:33 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @wjchat: Well, that’s our time tonight, everybody! Thanks to @brizzyc for being our guest! #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:33 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Thanks! RT @wjchat: Well, that’s our time tonight, everybody! Thanks to @brizzyc for being our guest! #wjchat

Abe Hefter
@hefteronthehabs


6:34 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
We’ll see you next week for another edition of #wjchat – & don’t forget “you can reach twice as high” | http://t.co/7hF9eUKrjz :-)

wjchat
@wjchat


6:34 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Thanks to @brizzyc for being the awesome and to all of you for showing up. See yall next week! #wjchat

P. Kim Bui
@kimbui


6:35 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Thanks for letting me play in the sandbox tonight, I don’t get to pop in a lot anymore. #WJChat

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


6:35 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Awesome chat tonight! Thank you everyone! @wjchat #wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


6:35 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Thanks for having me #wjchat Feel free to holler at me if want to talk more. Also anybody welcome to join our #jpreneur hashtag.

Carrie Brown-Smith
@Brizzyc


6:35 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Thanks, @Brizzyc – I hope you enjoyed it too! #wjchat

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:35 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @Brizzyc: @wjchat Thanks for having me #wjchat Feel free to holler at me if want to talk more. Also anybody welcome to join our #jpreneu

wjchat
@wjchat


6:36 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
@wjchat Thanks to @Brizzyc + all you #wjchat entrepreneurs #jpreneur

Stacey Resnikoff
@staceyresnikoff


6:36 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @staceyresnikoff: @wjchat Thanks to @Brizzyc + all you #wjchat entrepreneurs #jpreneur

wjchat
@wjchat


6:37 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Rocking my world RT @wjchat We’ll see you next week for another edition of #wjchat-& don’t forget “you can reach… http://t.co/v7vBb2GOLw

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


6:37 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Thank you for the insight tonight @Brizzyc! #wjchat

Katherine Pecora
@KatPecora


8:11 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @MikeRoe: @wjchat A7 Making data feel accessible. Strong leadership skills so people want to do the things theyre scared of. #wjchat

Camayak
@camayak


8:43 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @kimbui: @wjchat Some journalists find money talk like kryptonite. But sometimes you gotta fund your shit. You, not others. #wjchat

Mathew Ingram
@mathewi


9:30 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
Dang it! I forgot it was Wednesday! I missed #wjchat. :-( Now Ill have to scroll thru Tweets.

Staci Baird
@Girljournalist


9:42 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @edenlane: @wjchat to ‘just be a reporter’ is ignoring the value of your personal brand, risky in this media environment #wjchat

Clarence Dillon
@CWDillon


9:56 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @fixedbaroque: @wjchat A7 #wjchat If you have a willingness to learn & try new things, there’s nothing you can’t improve upon. That’s sk

Cindy Reves, CJE
@CindyReves


9:59 p.m. PDT | 05.28.2014
RT @dorothyofisrael: @wjchat Q2 “just a reporter” doesn’t exist anymore. Are you on social media? Well, then you are a brand ambassador & m

Cindy Reves, CJE
@CindyReves


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