As the developer of the Entrepreneurial Mindset Profile® (EMP), the Leadership Development Institute at Eckerd College (LDI) is pleased to work with world-class partners from all over the world.
Network Associate of the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL)
As a network associate of the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), LDI offers internationally acclaimed programs which help individuals, teams, and organizations achieve their potential.
In addition to our longstanding relationship with CCL, LDI selectively collaborates with other credible organizations through shared programming and research to advance the science of entrepreneurship. We are proud to partner with the following organizations:
The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship® (USASBE) is the largest independent, professional, academic organization in the world dedicated to advancing the discipline of entrepreneurship.
Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship
As an independent school of entrepreneurship, The Close School teaches an entrepreneurial mindset and practice through experiential methods, excellent teaching, thought leadership and creative programming – thus igniting students’ careers and personal aspirations.
University of San Francisco
The School of Management at USF provides experiential learning opportunities that contributes to a rigorous curriculum and prepares students for today’s dynamic marketplace. The Gellert Family Business Resource Center is committed to working with family businesses to promote networking, facilitate and open exchange of ideas, and advance the field through consultation and scholarship.
MoneyMind, a strategic partner in leadership and team development, provides training, certification and coaching in the Entrepreneurial Mindset Profile (EMP) in Brazil. MM also helps clients to solve common problems associated with money choices, patterns, and the day-to-day management of money issues.
University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, is committed to producing better, more prepared students and impactful, interdisciplinary research that changes our world for the better.
University of Tampa’s Lowth Entrepreneurship Center
The University of Tampa’s Lowth Entrepreneurship Center (LEC) is a model entrepreneurship space incorporating state-of-the-art design elements to enhance creativity, inquiry, introspection and innovative thinking and learning. LEC is designed to bring together student entrepreneurs, educators and experienced entrepreneurs to see opportunities to create business concepts and to launch new ventures.
Western Carolina University
Founded in 1889 to bring higher education and career opportunities to the western region of North Carolina, WCU focuses on quality education and preparation for responsible citizenship in a changing world.
InnovateHERs: Why Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurial Women Rise to the Top
Through personal interviews with twenty-nine of today’s global, top-performing women in purpose-driven organizations, authors Barbara Kurshan and Kathy Hurley offer readers a unique, insider view into the diverse pathways to success. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, corporate leader, or new to business, InnovateHERs provides stories and ideas that show you how to leverage your personal entrepreneurial mindset to accelerate your purpose-driven professional journey.
WeBC is a not-for-profit that has been supporting women business owners across the Canadian province of British Columbia for over 25 years. Working with regional partners, WeBC has provided thousands of entrepreneurs with business loans and expertise, training, resources, and peer network support to help businesses grow and thrive.
Warrington College of Business
Located in Gainesville, Florida, the Warrington College of Business is home to the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center which provides students the tools and experiences necessary to creatively pursue new opportunities and innovations in the start-up, social, and corporate venture arenas.
Qualified consultants, coaches, and trainers from all across the globe have become certified in the use of the EMP. These Certified Practitioners meet annually to exchange ideas, share best practices and learn new ways of using the EMP with colleagues and clients.