1. Articles in category: Youth In Business

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    1. The Importance of Passion for a Young Entrepreneur

      The Importance of Passion for a Young Entrepreneur

      Here's a compelling article from the Crimson Education, a career consultation website. It's called Guide to Starting a Business in High School For Teen Entrepreneurs.

      It's a two-year-old article but it still offers some really interesting ideas. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:

      At the end of the day, starting a business, like any job, is gonna eat up a lot of your time. So why spend time doing something you’re not passionate about? A business that isn’t built on passion and drive is destined for failure.

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    2. Balancing School and Business

      Balancing School and Business

      Infinigeek really gave us something to think about in this interesting article. It's called How Student Entrepreneurs Can Balance School and Business.

      It makes some great points in managing what most entrepreneurs often have to face - balancing school and business. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:

      Family and friends can support you in any venture. When it comes to launching a business while studying in college, it’s not only friends who can give you the support you need.

      Even if finances aren’t your major, there’re professors who have deep knowledge in this field. Most of ...

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    3. These Female Business Leaders Share Their Wisdom for Young Female Upstarts

      These Female Business Leaders Share Their Wisdom for Young Female Upstarts

      Stumbled upon this noteworthy piece from the Inc and thought that we would share it. It's called 5 Key Lessons on Building a Business That Supper-Successful Female Founders Wished They'd Known When They Started.

      If you're female and just starting out in business and entrepreneurship, this has got to be one of your landmark reads. Here's one of the more interesting things nuggets of wisdom you're going to get:

      I can get a meeting. But to show up as not a young white or Asian male with a degree from Stanford ... even the most well-meaning ...

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    4. Selling Your Own Handicrafts Online

      Selling Your Own Handicrafts Online

      Thought we’d share this fascinating article from the Work From Home Happiness. It’s titled 17 Ways to Sell Crafts From Home.

      Here’s one idea from this fascinating article that we thought was genuinely noteworthy:

      Crafters and artisans are finding greater success now more than ever thanks to all the online outlets for selling handmade items. No matter what your handmade products are or your personal selling style, there’s bound to be an online marketplace that’s a perfect fit for you, your crafts, and your customers.

      To find out more about these ideas, look into the ...

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    5. Getting Funding For Your Business

      Getting Funding For Your Business

      This article from The Muse. It's called Show Me the Money: 7 Ways to Get Funding for Your Business Idea.

      It offers up some fascinating nuggets of wisdom. This one was particularly thought-provoking:

      The best way to get meetings with VCs is through introductions from other entrepreneurs or investors—which means that if you’ve decided to solicit VC money, it’s time to leverage your contacts (and their networks) to see who you can talk to.

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    6. Achieving Success One Small Step at a Time

      Achieving Success One Small Step at a Time

      Discovered this interesting piece from Entrepreneur and it really piqued our interest. It’s called Success Isn't About Making One Big Decision, It's About Making a Million Small Decisions.

      It shares some intriguing points. Here’s one of them:

      The truth is, entrepreneurship is a constant balancing act of decision-making, risk management, and leadership. And the roadmap for founders isn’t much of a map at all. 

      Those that succeed are those that embrace this uncertainty and work to balance the wants and needs of all stakeholders involved – including themselves – well before the inevitable pivot point comes calling ...

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    7. Cultivating the Spirit of Entrepreneurship in Your Teens

      Cultivating the Spirit of Entrepreneurship in Your Teens

      Stumbled upon this noteworthy piece from the Quirky Kid Child Psychology Clinic. It's by Leonardo Rocker and we thought we'd share his views here.

      In it, he offers us some fascinating ideas. This one was particularly thought-provoking:

      Entrepreneurs need to be creative, seeing opportunity where others have not and taking risks where others don’t dare. Bearing in mind your child’s interests, passions and creative outlets can really help foster their positioning to become entrepreneurs. Take the time yourself to be interested in your child and schedule plenty of time for them to fill with their own ...

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    8. Business Tips From Teen Entrepreneurs

      Business Tips From Teen Entrepreneurs

      Stumbled upon this noteworthy piece from Brad Aronson's blog and thought that we would share it. It's called 11 Important Business Lessons From Teenage Entrepreneurs. 

      In it, he shares with us some fascinating ideas. This one was particularly thought-provoking: 

      Lack of funds shouldn’t be an excuse. It should be an inspiration. There was a student who made bio-fuel and used it to drive a teacher’s car. Another student created a wind-powered cell phone charger to mount on bicycles. There were kids with businesses selling food, jewelry, and clothing. None of these students found investors. They all ...

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    9. Why Parents Need to Fuel the Entrepreneurial Fire in their Kids

      Why Parents Need to Fuel the Entrepreneurial Fire in their Kids

      This article from All Business piqued our curiosity. The author calls it Teenagers Want to Start Businesses, Survey Shows. 

      It offers up some interesting nuggets of wisdom. This one was particularly thought-provoking: 

      The majority of teens (38%) say they would ask their parents for business advice. Other resources include reading books by business icons, asking friends for advice, or talking to a former employer.

      Check out the rest of this article from the website linked below… 

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    10. How a 14-Year-Old Jewelry Entrepreneur is Building Her Business One Party at a Time

      How a 14-Year-Old Jewelry Entrepreneur is Building Her Business One Party at a Time

      Came across this fascinating piece from AnnaLea Sloan and it really piqued our interest. It’s titled AnnaLea Sloan: Young Jewelry Business Entrepreneur.

      It shares some really fascinating perspectives on business as a young entrepreneur. Here’s one of them:

      It is important to me to keep the jewelry parties relaxed and personal. I’m not fond of businesses where it feels like people are interested more in making money than in what they are selling.

      If you want more insights from AnnaLea, give the full article a quick read at the website linked below…

       

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    11. Businesses that Young Cash Strapped Entrepreneurs Can Get in to With Minimal Capital Requirements

      Businesses that Young Cash Strapped Entrepreneurs Can Get in to With Minimal Capital Requirements

      Startup capital can be a difficult thing to come by as a young entrepreneur. Teenagers especially would probably find it difficult to secure a loan for their business ideas. Luckily, some businesses don't need much capital to start.

      If capital is your main barrier to starting your own business, this compelling article from Entrepreneur might just help you out. It's called 10 Ventures Young Entrepreneurs Can Start for Cheap or Free.

      In it, Murray Newlands shares some interesting options for young entrepreneurs looking for their next venture. Here’s one that’s particularly enticing:

      Instagram is one of ...

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    12. Mark Cuban Has Some Advice for Parents With Entrepreneurial Kids

      Mark Cuban Has Some Advice for Parents With Entrepreneurial Kids

      Here's a compelling 2018 article from the Business Insider. It's called Mark Cuban Explains the Steps Any Parent Should Take When Their Child Has an Idea for a Business - Whether You Think It's a Good Idea or Not.

      In it, the Shark Tank entrepreneur shares some perceptive ideas. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:

      It doesn't matter if it's the video game Fortnite or making and selling slime. Finding something they want to learn about and helping them find things to read about sets a natural path to turning that knowledge into a business ...

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    13. Thoughtful Money Advice for Teens

      Thoughtful Money Advice for Teens

      Here's a fascinating article from the Listen Money Matters. It's called Money Tips for Teenagers: Your Future Self Will Thank You. 

      It shares some thoughtful insightsHere’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking: 

      FOMO is fear of missing out. It’s easy to think everyone is having more fun than you are when you’re a teenager. And sometimes, people are having more fun than you. That’s true no matter how young or old you are. It’s important, though, to not give up what you want most for what you want now.

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    14. Becoming an Influencer for Fellow Teens Can Be a Big Business Opportunity Young Entrepreneurs

      Becoming an Influencer for Fellow Teens Can Be a Big Business Opportunity Young Entrepreneurs

      Becoming an influencer is starting to become one of the most lucrative gigs that teens can easily get into. Here's a fascinating article from the MediaKix that talks about why that is. It's called Marketing to Teens? How to Reach Gen Z With Influencers.

      It shares some thoughtful perspectives. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:

      By creating relatable content, YouTubers earn the respect and trust of their followers. As a result, Gen Zers are 1.3x more likely to purchase a product recommended by an influencer than by a traditional TV or movie celebrity. Furthermore, 27% of ...

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    15. This Bullied Teen and His Entrepreneurship Success Story

      This Bullied Teen and His Entrepreneurship Success Story

      Stumbled upon this noteworthy piece from Entrepreneur and thought that we would share it. It's by Kim Lachance Kandrow and she features the bullied, dyslexic, 16-year-old Ollie Forsyth who fought back by becoming a successful entrepreneur.

      It shares some really fascinating ideas from the young entrepreneur. This one was particularly inspiring:

      Ollie also suggests that all kids, especially teen entrepreneurs, talk about their hopes, dreams and challenges with successful adults they trust and admire. If you don’t have access to a mentor -- aside from his parents, Ollie didn’t when first started out -- connect with a mentor through ...

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    16. What is One of Australia's Most Famous Teen Entrepreneurs Up to Now?

      What is One of Australia's Most Famous Teen Entrepreneurs Up to Now?

      Came across this fascinating piece from Sydney Morning Herald and it really piqued our interest. It’s titled Ben Pasternak Looking to Reinvent the Chicken Nugget.

      It shares some intriguing news of one of Australia's most famous teen entrepreneurs. Here’s a short excerpt:

      Not content with the way the nugget is now, Pasternak believes he's created a snack that tastes as good, if not better than McDonald's McNuggets – but with no chickens harmed in the process.

      Backed by Canadian food giant McCain Foods to the tune of $US7 million ($10 million) as a lead investor, as ...

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    17. From Sneakerhead to Sneaker Millionaire

      From Sneakerhead to Sneaker Millionaire

      Benjamin Kapelushnik is living the life most other kids can only dream of. Here's a fascinating feature on him from Forbes from 2016. It's called Meet the 16-Year-Old Sneaker Reseller Earning Six Figures From Yeezys and Air Jordans.

      It offers us some fascinating insight into the young entrepreneur's life. This one was particularly jaw-dropping:

      Kapelushnik’s stories are colorful; he claims to have profited upwards of $10,000 from a single trade. He bought one pair of Eminem x Carhartt x Air Jordan IV’s, which never made it to retail, for about $12,000 and sold ...

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    18. Businesses That Teens Would Most Likely Thrive In

      Businesses That Teens Would Most Likely Thrive In

      Stumbled upon this noteworthy piece from Profitable Venture and thought that we would share it. It's called 50 Best Small Business Ideas for Teens and Young Adults in 2019.

      It offers us some really interesting ideas. This one was particularly thought-provoking:

      It is easier for teenagers to relate with fellow teenagers; which is why if a teenager opens a video game center, he or she can easily relate with his or her peers who are the largest market for video games. A standard video game center is a place where people pay to play various video games and also ...

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    19. Young Entrepreneur Turns His Childhood Passion of Drones into a Multi-Million Dollar Business, All Before Hitting 18

      Young Entrepreneur Turns His Childhood Passion of Drones into a Multi-Million Dollar Business, All Before Hitting 18

      There's a growing demand for drones. This is what George Matus realized at a very early age while playing with one. We explore how he started with his drone startup in this exciting article from Fortune. 

      This article, titled This Teenage Entrepreneur Raised $2.8 Million for His Drone Startup In-Between High School Classes, has such a fascinating story. Here's a short excerpt:

      He experimented, finding communities of fellow hobbyists online. Early on, he bought a helicopter and modified the device so it could fly upside down. Thrilled with the result, he videotaped the aircraft in action, posting ...

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    20. How To Shine in Business, from One of the Most Premiere Jewelers in the World

      How To Shine in Business, from One of the Most Premiere Jewelers in the World

      We found this fascinating piece from Thought Economics. It's an interview titled A Conversation with Laurence Graff OBE, Founder of Graff Diamonds.

      It has some noteworthy nuggets of wisdom for anyone starting out in business. This one's probably our favourite:

      Entrepreneurship is a way of thinking, a way of acting, that enables you to realise your dreams.  It allows ideas to thrive and become reality and success to be born from hard work, good intention, taking risks and believing in something that others may deem to be impossible.

      Give the full article a read to learn more about ...

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    21. How to Build a Side Hustle While Still Employed

      How to Build a Side Hustle While Still Employed

      Found this piece from Entrepreneur and thought that it would be awesome to share. It's called How My Side Hustle Helped People Live Their Best Work Life.

      It offers some stimulating ideas. Here’s one that we thought was genuinely noteworthy:

      You have to start building, even if you wind up scrapping what you’ve made later on. In my last role as an executive in venture capital, I advised early stage tech founders. Nearly every company I worked with changed completely within 12 months, but they all needed to start somewhere. Buy a domain. Get an Instagram handle ...

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    22. Business and Life Lessons That Travelling Can Teach Kids

      Business and Life Lessons That Travelling Can Teach Kids

      Thought we’d share this fascinating article from Kidpreneur. It’s titled Top 3 Things Traveling Teaches Kids About Business and Life.

      It offers some stimulating ideas. Here’s one that we thought was genuinely noteworthy:

      Few people stop to consider that traveling provides the opportunity to teach kids about business and commerce as well. For kids who are interested in learning more about the dynamics of entrepreneurship, traveling can be an excellent chance to get a hands-on, real-life peek into socio-economics and livelihood across the globe.  As an added bonus, many of the life skills that traveling teaches are ...

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    23. You are Your Product's First Customer

      You are Your Product's First Customer

      Here's a fascinating article from the Entrepreneur. It's called Be Your Own Customer Before You Launch a Product.

      In it, guest writer Imran Tariq shares some insightful perspectives. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:

      After your company is up and running, it’s easy to forget your beginnings. Don’t lose perspective as you grow and scale. This doesn’t mean you can’t pivot, expand or redefine your customer base, but you can’t forget what helped you get started in the first place. 

      Have a look at the full article for more of the author ...

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    24. Programs for Entrepreneurial Kids

      Programs for Entrepreneurial Kids

      Have you read this interesting article from L.A. Parent. It's called Creative Entrepreneurship Programs for Kids.

      In it, Brenda Rees shares with us some unique entrepreneurship programs for kids. Here's what she has to say about them:

      Lest you think programs, camps and experiences for “artrepreneurs” are just all fun and games, note that many successful innovators got their starts from ideas they had been kicking around since they were young. And some of today’s popular products were created by entrepreneur teens, preteens and even younger kids.

      Take a look at the full article to learn ...

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