Wichita State News

The following is an excerpt from the June 30 issue of The Wichita Eagle. Tim Pett, director of Wichita State University's Center for Entrepreneurship, contributed to the article.

WSU director's original career goal wasn't teaching

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Tim Pett loves the strategy of starting a business. So even though geography isn't his strong suit, the 47-year-old director of Wichita State University's Center for Entrepreneurship has no regrets about his 15 years here.

"What I love about entrepreneurship is your game plan," the Syracuse, N.Y., native said. "You have a game plan, but you darn well better modify it if you intend to stay successful. There is no boilerplate in business. Your plans cannot be set in stone.

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