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Teaching Entrepreneurship takes many forms. Many adults like the simpler, basic explanations, teens find it something they can really do. Ideally, when families start or work their business together there are many more benefits than simply an additional income!

Teaching Entrepreneurship

Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World
by Tony Wagner
From a prominent educator, author, and founder of Harvard’s Change Leadership Group comes a provocative look at why innovation is today’s most essential real-world skill and what young people need from parents, teachers, and employers to become the innovators of America’s future.
In this groundbreaking book, education expert Tony Wagner provides a powerful rationale for developing an innovation-driven economy. He explores what parents, teachers, and employers must do to develop the capacities of young people to become innovators. Includes more than sixty original videos that expand on key ideas in the book accessible via links and QR codes placed throughout the eBook text.  starting at just $0.09>>

Raising an Entrepreneur: 10 Rules for Nurturing Risk Takers, Problem Solvers, and Change Makers

Not every kid will be an entrepreneur, but all kids have something that makes them unique. If you’re seeking a way to nurture your children’s passions and help them harness their talent, drive, and grit into a fulfilling life purpose, this book is for you. With these ten rules and numerous inspiring stories, you’ll gain confidence in raising your child into a creatively successful adult.  Starting at $9.99(Kindle) or $11.41 used

Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era

From two leading experts in education and entrepreneurship, bestselling author and education expert Tony Wagner and venture capitalist Ted Dintersmith call for a complete overhaul of the function and focus of American schools and an urgent call for the radical re-imagining of American education so that we better equip students for the realities of the twenty-first century economy. Sharing insights and stories from the front lines, including profiles of successful students, teachers, parents, and business leaders.
Most Likely to Succeed presents a new vision of American education, one that puts wonder, creativity, and initiative at the very heart of the learning process and prepares students for today’s economy. This book offers parents and educators a crucial guide to getting the best for their children and a roadmap for policymakers and opinion leaders.  starting used at $0.34>>

 

The Making of a Young Entrepreneur: The Kids Guide to Developing The Mind-Set for Success

 A 16-year-old earning $60,000 a month working with such clients as IBM and Microsoft? A 14-year-old earning $1.2 million in a year . . . making jam? The number of child entrepreneurs has increased unimaginably over the past 20 years, and this rate will not decrease anytime soon. The Making of a Young Entrepreneur is geared toward helping kids build a solid business foundation using the same principles the author employed when she started her own business at age 9. This book is a golden display of the heart of a young girl who wants to see people reach their full potential by refusing to be spectators of their own dreams!  See our video post about this amazing young lady here>>

Find this FREE (limited time…) on Amazon Unlimited, or buy the book starting at $14.85>>

The Essentials of Business Etiquette: How to Greet, Eat, and Tweet Your Way to Success
Whether you’re eating lunch with a client, Skyping with your boss, or meeting a business partner for the first time–it’s all about how you present yourself. The Essentials of Business Etiquette gives you 101 critical tips for improving behavior in any business situation–all delivered in a quick, no-nonsense format. Published 2013. Starting used at $3.97

 

Better Than College: How to Build a Successful Life Without a Four-Year Degree Paperback – June 7, 2012
by Blake Boles
Do you need college in order to be taken seriously and earn a real living?
Conventional wisdom says yes. But true success relies upon self-knowledge and entrepreneurship: two qualities that you can obtain effectively and inexpensively without traditional college. A must read if you have a graduating teen that isn’t interested in college.

How To Choose The Right Idea For Your Business

 

Innovation Tournaments: Creating and Selecting Exceptional Opportunities

Find not only your best idea for a business, but the best process! An innovation tournament, just like its counterpart in sports, starts with a large number of candidates, with opportunities as the players. These opportunities are pitted against each other until only the exceptional survive.


Teaching Entrepreneurs Links to Visit:

Venture Labs – ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION FOR KIDS >> https://venturelab.org/

YEP – The Youth Entrepreneurship Program presents the perfect opportunity for innovative young adults in Orange County, Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire Region to learn what it takes to be successful when launching their entrepreneurial ventures. Specific to LA, but lots of useful info!
>>https://www.rsccd.edu/For-Business/Pages/Youth-Entrepreneurship-Program.aspx

 See more resources for teaching entrepreneurs at:  http://homeschool-entrepreneur.com/resources-for-entrepreneurs/