Best of Young Entrepreneur Foundation Blog – Part 1

April 30, 2012 at 8:48 pm 2 comments

This multi-part series features some of our most popular posts of all time. Best-Of celebrates the re-launch of our free entrepreneurship curriculum. It’s updated, and available to you here, free brought to you by an award-winning team.

In addition to our free curriculum, use our blog posts as a mini-exercises with up-and-coming entrepreneurs, or a training discussion during the last 20 minutes of your company meeting.

Today’s theme: Thinking Big.

Topic one. Global Business.

A few months ago, we ran a “The World Is Flat” series showing the ways in which businesses – both big and small – brought themselves to other parts of the world and vice versa as a tactic for scaling their business. Here are links to this very popular “The World Is Flat” series.

THINK BIG:

What young entrepreneur are going global that you know? Tell us about them, or about your own plans.

Topic two: Think Like A Millionaire.

Many elite entrepreneur groups in this country, and globally, have access to the best speakers and tools. Wouldn’t you like in? All of these gurus have full-blown books, seminars, and consulting services. These blog posts are just a tip of the ice berg to give you a “fly on the wall” peek on what you’ll get should you be granted admission to one of these elite entrepreneur organizations some day, or – even easier – simply pick up one of their books to get started.

Planning Secrets of Million Dollar Entrepreneurs 1: Cameron Herold

Planning Secrets of Million Dollar Entrepreneurs 2: Verne Harnish

Planning Secrets of Million Dollar Entrepreneurs 3: Kaihan Krippendorf

Upcoming business gurus we’ll be profiling include Harvard Business School Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter, one of the “50 most powerful women in the world” (Times of London), and the “50 most influential business thinkers in the world” (Accenture and Thinkers 50 research).

INSPIRE A YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR:

Who is your “go to” guru, and why?

Stay tuned for other parts in this series which will focus our top all-time posts on:

  • Mentoring
  • Legal
  • Leadership
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Literacy
  • Free and Low Cost Business Resources
  • Business Games
  • Case Studies
  • And more

More information

Know a Young Entrepreneur? Nominate them here.

The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization promoting the importance of small business and free enterprise to the nation’s youth. More information is available at www.NFIB.com/YEF. The Foundation is associated with the National Federation of Independent Business; NFIB is the nation’s leading small business association, with offices in Washington, D.C. and all 50 state capitals.

Entrepreneur In The Classroom. The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Entrepreneur-in-the-Classroom (EITC) supplemental curriculum exposes students to entrepreneurship and the necessary steps to take an idea and turn it into a business. The free curriculum can be integrated into classes teaching a variety of subjects including music, art, fashion, business and many more. You must be registered to view the full Entrepreneur-in-the-Classroom curriculum.

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