Practitioner Articles


October 11, 2019

5 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Find Balance

In an interview with The New York Times last year, Tesla founder Elon Musk described the “excruciating” personal toll the job takes on him, including 120-hour workweeks. Science backs up conventional wisdom that says overwork can lead to entrepreneurial burnout. To succeed as an entrepreneur over...

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September 26, 2019
Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations

Dr. Mathews featured in Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations

In Entrepreneurship the Disney Way (Routledge, $59.95) Michael Goldsby and Rob Mathews discuss their ideas about lead...

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August 29, 2019
Small Biz Trends

Research on Entrepreneur Exhaustion

Are you not clear about your job as a small business owner? Are you frequently having work-family conflict? If your a...

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Latest Media

Dr. Goldsby featured on the Innovation Show

September 21, 2019 | Innovation Show

This episode focuses on the business story of Walt Disney and the company he built. Combining a unique blend of entrepreneurship, creativity, innovation, and a relentless drive to bring out the best in his teams, Walt Disney created one of the mos...

Dr. Mathews Featured on Rise Up For You

September 20, 2019 | Rise Up For You

Dr. Goldsby Featured on No Labels, No Limits

September 16, 2019 | No Labels, No Limits


Latest News

Dr. Goldsby's Research on Entrepreneur Burnout Cited in Inc Magazine Article

July 19, 2019 | Inc Magazine

There are times that business slows down for entrepreneurs, when and they have extra time to do worthwhile things. But the opposite problem is often the case. You run around and end up burning out, like what Elon Musk described in his emotional in...

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Ball State Daily News: Ball State Entrepreneurship Professors Write Best-selling Book on Disney

April 3, 2019

Ball State’s Michael Goldsby and Rob Mathews never expected their book on the life and business of Walt Disney to become a bestseller on Amazon, but that’s exactly what it did after four months on shelves.

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