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From Surviving Katrina to Spreading the Word About Entrepreneurship

Posted on September 19, 2012

19 September 2012 – Hurricane Katrina wiped out Kevin Langley’s New Orleans construction business. As both the city and the business struggled to recover, Mr. Langley came to believe that entrepreneurship was the solution to many of New Orleans’s — and the world’s — ills.

A member of the New Orleans chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Mr. Langley poured his energy into developing the organization’s Accelerator program. A few years later, he was elected E.O.’s global chairman and embarked on a Forrest Gump-like entrepreneurship tour, popping up in places from Egypt to Pakistan where history was happening.

Read the article at [The New York Times].

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