Kurt Kohlstedt

Urbanist, Author and Speaker

Tag: history

The Life & Death of the Great American Novel

A friend recently, and with a hint of sarcasm, suggested her goal was to write ‘The Great American Novel’ – but what, exactly, does that mean to us today? The meaning, usage and titles associated with the idea of a ‘Great American Novel’ have changed over time – from being applied to specific books to […]

The (Liberal) Art of Becoming an Entrepreneur

They do not teach you this in school – at least not most schools. There is no required high school course on entrepreneurship, nor any liberal arts major specifically designed for people who want to be their own boss. Sure, there are economics, business and other related degrees, but unless it runs in your blood […]