June 16, 2014  |  35 comments

Blog syndicated from Young Entrepreneur Council

By Brendan Mangus

Entrepreneurs are a rare breed. It takes a heterogeneous mix of confidence, risk tolerance, self-discipline, determination and competitiveness to start a business and see it through to success.

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June 9, 2014  |  0 comments

This article has been cross-posted from Entrepreneur.

By Amy Rosen,
President and CEO, NFTE

For more than 25 years, the organization I run has been teaching young people -- mostly high-school-age students -- how to think like entrepreneurs. In that time, the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) has exposed more than 500,000 students to the power of the entrepreneurship mindset.

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May 5, 2014  |  13 comments

Question: What is one surefire, inborn trait that you believe inevitably leads to entrepreneurship?

EMILY ELDRIDGE HOLDMAN 
PeopleKit

Curiosity

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April 7, 2014  |  11 comments

This blog is cross-posted from Forbes.

By Amy Rosen,
President and CEO, NFTE

In between working on my taxes and tomorrow, which is the start of Financial Literacy Month, I’ve been thinking about financial responsibility.

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March 31, 2014  |  10 comments

By Brandee McHale, COO, Citi Foundation
Amy Rosen, President and CEO, NFTE

Whether your summer job was career-launching, fun or just different, it’s likely that the experience helped shape who you are today. Everyone who’s had one knows summer jobs are great opportunities to uncover or polish job skills, begin to build a network and maybe most important truly discover your passions and interests.

For many, a summer job is a gateway to a career. For others, they are a financial necessity.

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March 14, 2014  |  8 comments

Blog syndicated from the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC).

Question: What is your top tip for someone transitioning from employee to entrepreneur?

ALLIE SIARTO 
Fare Oak

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February 21, 2014  |  6 comments

By Tim Lakey,
ST. Louis Entrepreneurship Teacher

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