Posts tagged ‘entrepreneurship’

Passion: A Valentine’s Day Wish or an Entrepreneurial Necessity?

Throughout February, we hear the word “passion” all over the place. Passion can certainly be related to hearts and candy and flowers. But passion influences entrepreneurs beyond February 14th. Passion is a key element to success as a young entrepreneur.

“Ideally, since 80 percent of your life is spent working, you should start your business around something that is a passion of yours. If you’re into kite-surfing and you want to become an entrepreneur, do it with kite-surfing. Look, if you can indulge in your passion, life will be far more interesting than if you’re just working. You’ll work harder at it, and you’ll know more about it.”

Continue Reading February 12, 2013 at 3:22 pm Leave a comment

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 3: (Free Award Winning Syllabus and Lesson Plan)

Want to teach entrepreneurship to a class, kids, grandkids (yourself) in 30 minutes or an hour? Here’s part 3 in our 3 part series…featuring Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Ernest L Arbuckle professor, Harvard Business School, and HR Most Influential 2012 International Thinker.

Continue Reading October 31, 2012 at 9:54 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

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

Interactive Business Game – Johnny Money – Is LIVE and FREE!

The simulated business game – Johnny Money – has rolled out. (Click here for story). Guess what? It’s free.  Find a few quotes from users at the bottom of this post.  Caution: Apparently it’s quite addictive.  Find the Johnny Money game HERE.

Tip: Use the below links as a 2-in-1: Read about Johnny Money game and continue to explore these sites for resources great for educators, students, and entrepreneurs.

You Tube Demo on using Johnny Money

Exploring further: Type “entrepreneurship” into the search box at the top of the You Tube site.

SBTV.com (Small Business Television) on Johnny Money

Exploring further: Click on the topics at the left side bar ranging from “marketing” to “management” to “pain in the workplace.” (We’re assuming this last one is not about the need for better lumbar support).

As a wrap up, here is what members of the blogging/gaming/and social media community are saying.

mtlehman Sep 14th, 2008 at 3:11 pm

Awesome game. It offers a brief view into the business world without having to worry about the true financial backing. In the end, it gives you access to a business in a matter of minutes rather than years. What a great way to learn the ropes!

ElisaQuick323 Sep 14th, 2008 at 5:54 pm

What a cool idea! I think it would help people, like myself, who are CLUELESS about such things as owning a business!

Source: http://www.ThinkBeta.com/blog

September 24, 2008 at 9:11 am 6 comments

Getting started

Looking for ways to get started? Read about the Entrepreneur in the Classroom (EITC) curriculum, register, and consider starting with our EITC alternative exercises. These are great if:

1. You are not familiar with entrepreneurship

2. Your group/class is not familiar with entrepreneurship

3. You are working with/teaching a group of high-energy people and need to keep their interest

4. All of the above

Ready to dive in for the full meal deal? Register for our free Entrepreneur in the Classroom curriculum and peruse the three modules.

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Social media: Check out top entrepreneurship blogs at http://www.alltop.com

The case for entrepreneurship

August 27, 2008 at 6:13 am 3 comments


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