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Thinking about entrepreneurs changing the world…


A friend of my who has just started her own business just shared this video with me.  It’s inspiring, no doubt…watch it and join the entrepreneur movement!

Public TV – Kids Teaching Kids about Biz and Money

February 16, 2009 4 comments

BizKid’s TV shows highlight kids teach kids about business and money.

Description from BizKid’s TV YouTube site:

Biz Kid$ is a public TV series where kids teach kids about money and business. Airs on over 300 public TV stations in the US. Produced by creators of Bill Nye the Science Guy. In-school curriculum available for each episode. Generously funded by a coalition of America’s credit unions.

Jump to see all of them.

TV Story: 6th Grade Reader Starts Business

February 7, 2009 2 comments

Jake and his Lawn Care Business

TV Story: Jake and his Lawn Care Business

VIDEO: Yesterday, NBC’s 11 Alive in Atlanta, GA aired the second story about a kid who has read the Future Business Leaders’ Series and started a business.  In this video, the Jake Capizzi talks about his lawn care business: Fresh Start. 

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TV Story Highlights Readers Who Started Businesses – Part 1 of 2

February 5, 2009 1 comment

Today, NBC’s 11 Alive in Atlanta, GA aired the first of two stories about kids who have read the Future Business Leaders’ Series and started businesses.  In this video, the Monsalve Brothers demonstrate their Chill Out Kit for parents.  Full Story 1.

TV Story on NBC's 11 Alive

TV Story on NBC's 11 Alive

TV Interview on Atlanta’s NBC 11 Alive

February 4, 2009 Leave a comment

NBC's 11 Alive

TV Interview: Feb 5, 6

If you live in Atlanta, watch our TV interview with Donna Lowry to air Thursday, Feb 5, and also on Friday, Feb 6, at 6:20 AM on NBC’s 11 Alive. Check your listing at http://www.11alive.com/.

Three kids (2 families) who have read the books will talk about the businesses they started after reading them.

11-Year Old Entrepreneur, Jason O’Neill

February 18, 2008 3 comments

Watch the video interview of Jason O’Neill, an 11-year old entrepreneur, and see what business he started at 9-years old and hear his advice to other kids who are interested in starting their own businesses.

He is interviewed by Danielle Hampson, author of The Art of Networking and founder of www.yoututortube.com.

Storytelling To Teach Complex Concepts

February 16, 2008 Leave a comment

Here’s a very interesting presentation by Robert Frank, author and economist, where he demonstrates how students learn complex concepts much easier through storytelling. His point is made through a series of interesting examples of how he teaches economics to his students. “Tell the message in a familiar context,” he says. At the very end of the presentation, minute 54:00, he speaks about a parent who read bits of Frank’s book to his 11-year son. Every night, the boy would ask for more, demonstrating that a kid can learn more about economics than a college student.

Robert Frank’s book: The Economic Naturalists