October 12 Provost’s Lecture
Rob Basso is a seasoned entrepreneur and author of the business book The Every Day Entrepreneur — Apply the Triple Threat of Ambition, Confidence and Conviction. Working his way up from salesman to successful CEO, Basso has built and sold several payroll and HR businesses to public companies and has been involved in a number of multimillion-dollar deals. He has appeared more than 100 times on national cable news networks including Fox News, Fox Business, MSNBC and CNBC.
During his talk, Basso will share his personal story, highlight effective approaches for taking calculated risks and discuss how to become an effective leader and communicator. He will also explain how to identify and take advantage of business opportunities. Students will learn about the mindset, skills and creativity they need to become successful entrepreneurs and lead their own businesses. Basso will interact with students, share business scenarios and ask and answer questions.
This Provost’s Lecture will be held on Wednesday, October 12, at 7 pm in the Wang Center Theater. It is free and open to the public.