NFTE is partnering with Starbucksin April to support our educational programs in several cities and states. Your support and votes could help NFTE receive a donation of more than $150,000 from the Starbucks Foundation. That’s a lot of coffee and a ‘Grande’ investment in the future of thousands of young people.
Everyday brings an onslaught of activity, and we are all inundated with new to dos. Staying in touch with a client, pursing a lead, or following up with a potential employer can easily fall by the wayside. Don’t let that happen.
What do 5 of the top 10 people on Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans have in common? Their wealth is self-made. Collectively, the five are worth about $175,000,000,000 (that’s Billion). Looking at the 5 others reveals that the entrepreneurial spirit runs deep in their families. All together, the top 10 billionaires are worth $291 billion.
We all fail, and that’s How Failure Can be a Happy Blessing, says the Young Entrepreneur Council’sRobert Sofia. He suffered through several business failures but remained focused on his goal of entrepreneurial success.
During today’s White House Science Fair, President Obama recognized the work of NFTE and of Hayley Hoverter, winner of the 2011 National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge, presented by MasterCard Worldwide.