Lately, great entrepreneurship stories just keep popping up (there’ll be another one next post). But for today, what a way to educate your teens and young adult children without racking up student loan debt! Here’s a great article that also includes an interesting video interview of a man who teaches people how to grow food in cities. The young people who come to work with him are getting an invaluable education in a growth area: organic gardening. Learn more HERE.
Being able to code is one of the more valuable skills in the new economy. Whether you want this ability so you can get a job or do things for yourself, it’s a good skill to obtain. Check out this interactive, educational site where you can learn to code, for free.
Entrepreneurship continues to thrive, even in a lousy economy: this young man, despite several twists and turns in the road (along with a few discarded careers), stuck with his dream of creating a business by selling fantastic cookies made with his grandmother’s recipe, and now he’s finding success. Inspiring story! Share it with the young people in your life to give them a vision of entrepreneurial challenges and success.
No, he’s not stuck making fries at McDonald’s. This college dropout shares some of the discoveries he’s made since leaving college a year ago. Don’t miss the comments; there are some interesting stories there, too! (And lots of evidence that there are some passionate opinions about college out there.)
Entrepreneurs have jumped into the toy market, specifically to encourage kids to be creative and tech-savvy. Check out the latest in toys for future geeks and nerds.