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How Parents Can Encourage Entrepreneurship

One of the ways I encourage students to sign up for my entrepreneurship programs is to email parents at my school. In my marketing emails and occasional newsletters I send out links to resources on how parents can encourage an entrepreneurial sprit in their children. These are some of the resources that I send that parents have said they like.
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How Parents Can Encourage Entrepreneurship
  • Teresa Potter says:
    I have had many parents respond positively to this resource, having told me that they love that it is concise and actionable.
  • Teresa Potter says:
    I like this article specifically because it links to several resources for parents to encourage their children to learn more about entrepreneurship. This is one of the articles I most frequently send to parents when they ask what they can do to help their students learn more about what we talk about in my programs.
  • Teresa Potter says:
    Many personality traits often considered undesirable in children might actually be the beginnings of an entrepreneurial spirit. This speaker gives great examples of how we can capitalize on a child's strengths rather than worrying about them not being great at everything.
  • Teresa Potter says:
    This article focuses on the psychological research behind what makes a successful entrepreneur. This article specifically talks about the value of encouraging kids to use problem solving skills and find creative solutions to problems rather than just praising them for participating.
  • Teresa Potter says:
    One of the most important skills entrepreneurs need is to learn from failure. This article describes how parents can encourage students to learn from failure using problem solving skills and decision making skills.
  • Teresa Potter says:
    I have had many parents ask me how they can help their students. This short article framed as a slideshow is very accessible for parents to start learning what helps encourage entrepreneurial kids. For each item it includes tips on how to teach each of these traits to help students grow.
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