The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University has RADIUS (Radical Ideas Useful to Society) a social innovation lab and venture incubator launched in March 2013 by director Shawn Smith, a social entrepreneur in his own right who teaches entrepreneurship and innovation.Its multi pronged program of people, systems and solutions recently launched a five month fellows program for 20 social entrepreneurs offering personal skills development, community building, coaching and mentorship. It also runs accelerator programs, including one geared for high impact, growth stage companies and another for ventures looking to test and refine their business model. A social mission isn enough, said Smith, who emphasizes the importance of being strategic and competitive.Acknowledging the current upswing of programs for social entrepreneurs, with few in existence when he launched RADIUS only two years ago, Smith contends it a response to important contextual needs at universities and a generational shift.
Item Type:ArticleItem Status:Live ArchiveAbstractAt the beginning of the 2013/14 season in England and Wales, 90 head coaches of the 92 men’s national professional football league clubs and 20 of the 22 men’s professional rugby union clubs had tenure as a professional elite player in their respective sports. Moreover, Rynne (2014) has claimed that many former elite athletes are ‘fast tracked’ through formal accreditation structures into these high performance coaching roles. The reasons why former elite athletes dominate head coaching roles in professional sports clubs and why a ‘fast track’ pathway from elite athlete to high performance coach is supported remain unclear.
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They nurture them with unconditional love and turn them into the kind of adults that today world needs.The Landry Award Coach of the Year, selected by Greater Dallas Fort Worth FCA leadership and The Landry Award voting panel, is one who encourages leadership, selflessness, maturity, respect and kindness.The 2017 Landry Award Coach of the Year is Mike DeWittof Coppell High School. The other finalists were Chad Cole (Frisco Reedy), Kirk Thor (Mansfield Lake Ridge), Jason Tucker (Haltom) and Patrick Williams (Dallas Carter).The Landry Coach of the Year Award was created by CBS 11 and TXA 21 in partnership with the Greater Dallas/Fort Worth Fellowship of Christian Athletes Character and Leadership Initiative highlighting the Way 2 Play Drug Free program. The Landry Coach of the Year Award is presented by Raising Cane Tom Landry: 1924 2000One of the greatest icons of the game began his football legacy in Mission, Texas.