Posts filed under ‘Educators’

Mentoring and Reverse Mentoring: The Key to Entrepreneurial Self-Confidence. 10 steps for Parents, Teens, and Gen Y at Work and at Home

Quick mentoring steps we can all take whether we’re parents, teens, in the workplace, or Gen Y Millenials being mentored, or mentoring, or somewhere in between.

Continue Reading January 24, 2012 at 2:44 pm 3 comments

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 3 comments

College Entrepreneur Jane Fensterstock, Urban Fashionista and Designer, Takes on Powerful Niche Market With 2CommaKid

Is college entrepreneur Jane Fensterstock the next Kimora Lee Simmons? At age 19 she’s already a designer, targeting a powerful niche with hip designs. To learn more about tricks of the trade from this young entrepreneur, read the below Q & A.

Continue Reading November 12, 2010 at 6:30 pm Leave a comment

Free and Simple Financial Literacy for Kids, Families, Educators – The National Financial Capabilty Challenge

Simple and free exercises to teach financial literacy at home and in the classroom.

Continue Reading March 15, 2010 at 3:16 pm Leave a comment

The World is Flat #4: How Generation Y is Going Global

This series from the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation focuses on young leaders and their reflections on business. We start with Amber Hunnicutt, student at the George Washington University and intern for The Hot Mommas Project

Continue Reading October 21, 2009 at 2:10 pm 2 comments

#4-How Entrepreneurs Are Surviving the Financial Crisis

This is the last in our series on what specific steps entrepreneurs are taking to survive the slow economy. In this post we feature Jennifer Folsom, Director of Mom-Entum Resources (http://www.mom-entum.com/). The company matches high-performing individuals with part time work. Jennifer notes the following about their operations given the current state of the economy:

Continue Reading May 21, 2009 at 2:33 pm Leave a comment

#3-How Entrepreneurs Are Surviving the Financial Crisis

Entrepreneurial skills are good ones to have, especially during a slow economy. This series focuses on the top survival tips from successful entrepreneurs on getting through the crisis. In this post we feature Marty Janis President & CEO, Atlantic Services Group (www.AtlanticServicesGroup.com). The company provides valet, transportation, garage management, and maintenance services.

Continue Reading May 2, 2009 at 12:12 am 3 comments

#1-How Entrepreneurs are Surviving the Financial Crisis

Entrepreneurial skills are good ones to have, especially during a slow economy. This series focuses on the top survival tips from successful entrepreneurs on surviving the crisis. In this post we feature Wayne Chavez, President, Intermundo Media (www.intermundomedia.com).

Continue Reading April 9, 2009 at 4:07 pm Leave a comment

The #1 Piece of Business Knowledge Entrepreneurs Wish They Knew – Part 2

This is the second part of a series fueled by a single question asked to successful entrepreneurs:

“What is the #1 piece of business information you wish you had known when you were younger?”

Today’s answer: That entrepreneurship was an option for me.

Continue Reading January 21, 2009 at 7:59 am 5 comments

Barack and Michelle Obama: Making Education Cool

Barack and Michelle Obama were set forth as examples of what can be accomplished with a good education at a January 19 rally held by the Education Equality Project at Cardoza High School in Washington, DC. The rally turned into a who’s who of education when big names like John McCain, incoming Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Michael Bloomberg, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, and UNCF President Michael Lomax showed up to explain why our educational system is in a state of crisis. Presenter remarks can be found at the bottom of this post.

Continue Reading January 20, 2009 at 9:59 am 5 comments

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