"Unhappy people will rub off on you. So if you can avoid the "Negative Nellies" and office gossip, do so. Remember: Your attitude is your choice. Focus on the co-workers who are ambitious, smart and like-minded. Collaborate with them instead."
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?
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.
Youth employment is at a 60-year low. Student loan debt has surpassed $1 trillion. The Young Entrepreneur Council has been working diligently to develop young American entrepreneurs because entrepreneurship is a viable, practical solution to youth un- and under-employment.
The Young Entrepreneur Council promotes entrepreneurship as a solution to unemployment and underemployment and provides entrepreneurs with access to tools, mentorship and resources that support each stage of their business's development and growth.