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Introducing Entrepreneurship to Young People through Activities and Discussion

Entrepreneurship as a Path to Success

Introducing the idea of entrepreneurship puts young people on a path to success.

Why?

Entrepreneurship education prepares youth to be responsible, enterprising individuals who become entrepreneurial thinkers by immersing them in real life learning experiences where they:

can take risks,
manage the results, and
learn from the outcomes.

Continue Reading December 20, 2012 at 7:45 pm 1 comment

Teaching Entrepreneurship in 30 Minutes or Less Part 2: (Free Award Winning Syllabus and Lesson Plan)

As mentioned in the last post in this series, we’ve recently updated this entrepreneurship curriculum, and here’s a post to give you a quick 30 minute exercise in each module that is one of my personal favorites as an intro. I am the curriculum author, Kathy Korman Frey, and teach a nationally award-winning entrepreneurship course at the George Washington University School of Business. So scroll down, dig in, and have fun.

Continue Reading September 30, 2012 at 11:18 pm 2 comments

Teaching Entrepreneurship in 30 Minutes or Less (Free Award Winning Syllabus and Lesson Plan)

Want to teach entrepreneurship to a class, kids, grandkids (yourself) in 30 minutes or an hour. The EITC (Entrepreneur in the Classroom) curriculum is three downloadable Powerpoints has been used by approximately 40,000 students a year for the past six years.

Continue Reading August 31, 2012 at 6:50 pm 8 comments

How Small Businesses Can Protect Ideas: Trademarks, Servicemarks, Patents, and Copyrights

101 of patent, trademark, servicemark, and copyright for small business and entrepreneurs. A discussion of patent “bullying” and protecting your patent, protection your reputation, and does social media change the landscape for patents, copyrights, and trademarks?

Continue Reading March 30, 2012 at 4:51 pm 3 comments

Meeting New Business Partners is Just Like Asking Your Crush on a Date – Intimidating But Worth It!

Networking is extremely important for any young entrepreneur who is looking to meet clients or partners to advance their business. Here are a few ways to make networking effective and stress-free!

Continue Reading February 28, 2012 at 1:54 pm Leave a comment

Coleton Lunt: Artist, Hiking Guide, Showcases Diversity of Entrepreneurship

It’s important to recognize that that entrepreneurship is not limited to “typical business.” Be sure to ask for the Alternative Exercises of this free, Powerpoint entrepreneurship curriculum (registration required). It showcases thediversity of entrepreneurship, as does our entrepreneur profile of today: hiking guide and artist Coleton Lunt.

Continue Reading June 16, 2011 at 6:23 pm Leave a comment

Tricia Reville, Green Entrepreneur Via Her Business Greenfinity

Tricia is a senior in the George Washington University School of Business and founder of Greenfinity. She’s had more entrepreneurial experiences than the average college senior. Read about her story here.

Continue Reading April 29, 2011 at 5:53 pm Leave a comment

Grade A Marketing’s Amanda Fischer

Amanda Fischer is the founder of Grade A Marketing. This young entrepreneur integrates values, and an embrace of constant change. Can you? See the exercises at the bottom of this post as a family or class discussion with the young entrepreneurs in your life.

Continue Reading April 28, 2011 at 6:47 pm 4 comments

Books for Young Entrepreneurs – A Deliberate Pause and The Young Entrepreneur Bookclub

Ever wondered how to get started in thinking about Entrepreneurship. Well, Larry Robertson’s book A Deliberate Pause is a great first step.

Continue Reading August 3, 2010 at 2:11 pm 2 comments

How To Do A Business Model – Part 2 – Lord of the Rings Meets Business Analysis

In the last post, we took a look at an important business concept that is a mystery to entrepreneurs and business students young and old: The BUSINESS MODEL. In this post, I discuss a creative idea for looking a business models which you can apply in your daily life or the classroom.

Continue Reading July 22, 2010 at 5:20 pm 1 comment

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