Posts filed under ‘Educators’

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 7 comments

Best of Young Entrepreneur Foundation Blog – Part 1

This multi-part series features some of our most popular posts of all time. The Best Of series celebrates the re-launch of our Entrepreneur in the Classroom Free Curriculum. It’s updated, and is available to you here, free brought to you by an award-winning professor and curriculum designer.
In addition to our free curriculum, use our blog posts like a mini-curriculum element for with up and coming entrepreneurs, or for a training discussion during the last 20 minutes of your company’s meeting.

Today’s theme: Thinking Big.

Continue Reading April 30, 2012 at 8:48 pm 2 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

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 4 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 ( 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 ( The company provides valet, transportation, garage management, and maintenance services.

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

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