7 skills teens will learn by starting their own small business

Estimated Reading Time 2 Mins Biz4Teens was founded to fulfill an ambition: help teenagers get a first experience at creating and running a small business on their own. This ambition is grounded in two beliefs. First, that it is good for teenagers to acquire business skills as early as possible, so they can maximize their … Continue reading 7 skills teens will learn by starting their own small business

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For some time I have been trying to figure out how best to help my teenagers prepare for entering the workplace. So far, I have relied on the school system to teach them sciences, languages and many other interesting topics. I grew up in France and went to school there. My children started school in … Continue reading 7 #skills #teenagers will learn by starting their own #smallbusiness

Why there is no downside to being a founder at 16

Estimated Reading Time 1 Min Biz4Teens is developing a methodology that allows teenagers to have a first experience at creating and running a business on their own. We believe that the business idea does not matter so much for this first experience. We focus our attention on the acquisition of core entrepreneurial skills and on developing the right mindset. This … Continue reading Why there is no downside to being a founder at 16

Why learning by doing is the best approach…

Estimated Reading Time 1 Min The philosophy we apply at Biz4Teens is that teenagers should learn how to create a small business by doing it. Learning by doing is the best approach because it allows you to experiment immediately and to check whether you are doing it correctly or not. It is also the best … Continue reading Why learning by doing is the best approach…

12 lessons from enterprising teenagers who are already millionaires

Estimated Reading Time 1 Min At Biz4Teens we believe that teenagers should be given opportunities to create and develop a small business as early as possible. Starting early will give teenagers the confidence to continue with bigger things later. Learning from their early mistakes, they will succeed faster and reach higher goals. This article from … Continue reading 12 lessons from enterprising teenagers who are already millionaires

10 things parents should do to build enterprising teenagers

Estimated Reading Time 8 Mins In the past few weeks, we have interviewed many parents, teachers and entrepreneurs and we have asked them what do they do to help their children or teenagers become more enterprising. We have summarised their advice in a short list of 10 recommendations. This is very inspiring and will definitely … Continue reading 10 things parents should do to build enterprising teenagers

10 things #parents should do to build #enterprising #teenagers

A few weeks ago, I turned to several groups on Facebook and LinkedIn to get some advice. I wanted to know how to help my teenagers become more enterprising. I was curious to check whether I was the only person wondering about that. I was also eager to discover what support exists out there for … Continue reading 10 things #parents should do to build #enterprising #teenagers

Reasons to start a business while being a teenager

Estimated Reading Time 1 Min We share this article from Josh Steimle which goes through 7 reasons why to start a business while being at University. The most powerful ones are obviously that as a student the risks are lower. Students have relatively little to lose: no career, no high-paid job, no family responsibility... They … Continue reading Reasons to start a business while being a teenager

Teenagers, you have to seize any opportunity!

Estimated Reading Time 1 Min Finding the right idea for a business is difficult. Successful entrepreneurs are gifted to observe. They excel at identifying problems that will provide the source of inspiration for their idea. Conventional wisdom is that a small problem that is faced by many clients has more chance to generate a successful … Continue reading Teenagers, you have to seize any opportunity!

Teens do not learn entrepreneurship in the classroom

Estimated Reading Time 1 Min Casey Neistat is an aduled YouTuber, followed by more than 7 million persons, most of them are teenagers. In his video for Inc., Casey delivers a strong message: "I don't think you can be taught to be an entrepreneur". He claims "it is an innate desire and hunger to do … Continue reading Teens do not learn entrepreneurship in the classroom