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The Trouble With Teaching Entrepreneurship -- And Why We Need To Get Better At It

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 08.07.2012 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

But to the extent that current curricula address the subject, it tends to be done through textbooks, and teachers aren't expected to bring real entrepreneurial experiences into the curriculum. (Most couldn't do it anyway -- but I'll get to that below.) So why not change the curriculum?

No Jobs In Your City? 3 Steps To Build Entrepreneurial Ecosystems In B And C Cities

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 09.30.2012 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Roughly four years ago, while working for a technology company based in New York, I experienced firsthand the entrepreneurial ecosystems of San Franci...

The Most Important Job Skill You Probably Won't Learn In School: Programming

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 09.24.2012 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Computer science should be the most enticing college major -- it's challenging, helps you become a builder, and, just as importantly, virtually guarantees a high-paying job upon graduation.

What Richard Branson's Mother Taught Me About Raising Entrepreneurial Kids

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 09.23.2012 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Much has been written about whether entrepreneurs are born or made, with no real consensus. My own opinion, which is anecdotal, is that entrepreneurs can be made -- and that parents play a central role in making them.

It's Time to #FixYoungAmerica

Scott Gerber | Posted 05.14.2012 | Impact
Scott Gerber

Youth employment is at a 60-year low. Student loan debt is approaching $1 trillion. Yet young Americans are far more optimistic about our country's future than the pundits would have you believe.