Monday, 11 June 2018

Entrepreneurial Education for Young Children & Adults


A successful business runs on a great idea and creativity is the key reason. Some seem so simple while others are so revolutionary, we wonder how anybody could have thought of them at all. Ideas for start-ups often begin with a problem that needs to solve and they don’t usually come when you sit idle. They tend to reveal themselves while you are hard at work on something else.
Owning a business teaches kids and young adults risk taking, financial competency, communication skills and practical skills of life. Self-confidence, autonomy, strong work ethic, ambition, empathy are traits of a successful entrepreneur.

Ways to Become a Successful Entrepreneur
1. Think about what interests you and offer a service that fills a need.
2. Teach your child how to communicate with clients politely and respond to emails and phone calls.
3. Start with one simple plan and execute it. It is better to start small and build slowly than back out of a large project.
4. Talk about your child’s ambitions with his/her teachers, friends and business colleagues. Support comes in many forms such as financial backing or exceptional advice.
5. Every successful entrepreneur experiences a few fail ideas. Each experience offers valuable educational opportunities.
6. Better technology, machinery, tools, education, and training enable each worker become more productive.

Attend Entrepreneurship Workshops to Develop Skills
Students should have to avail workshop programs that develop leaders. Use these to develop the knowledge, competencies and skills. Leaders use this experience to influence individual and groups to achieve a common goal.
Mindsets program recognizes skills and offers positive entrepreneurial opportunities to individual. It also highlights how education provides cognitive ability to individual. The higher levels of education links with better entrepreneurial performance, as well as higher rates of enterprise formation through interactive lectures. They can also increase thinking skills and innovation.

Marketing Your Business Locally
Word-of-mouth advertising is a great way to start your business. Make business cards and ask customers to spread the word about your business.

Social Media can Globalize Your Business
Current marketing relies on social media platforms to globalise your business. FacebookTwitterInstagram can easily get you more customers if you present your products and business effectively. You can get more followers and likesf or these.

Conclusion
Entrepreneur’s willingness to try to turn the idea into reality makes a business successful. Entrepreneurship by nature has inherent risk. Risk taking comes into picture at the start of a business and not when business is well settled. It is necessary to take calculated risks to become a true entrepreneur. Young children can achieve more if you encourage them as free thinkers. Expose them to successful people to discover their potential for a more fulfilling career and life.



Shilpa Sharma
ECE, A.P.

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