Why Don’t We Teach Kids to Be Entrepreneurs? Great Homeschool Ideas!

April 23, 2010

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In grade school, I saw a display of “Bonkers” marked down to $0.10 each, since the candy was being discontinued.  The going rate for a candy bar was $0.25 at the time.  I went home, got every cent I had saved, $20, and bought 200 of them.  I took them to school and sold them for $0.20 and doubled my money.  As a kid, I had already come up with ideas about making a profit while also pricing my product under the competition. 

I loved this talk by Cameron Herold with great ideas to encourage our kids to be entrepreneurs, to be innovative, leaders, problem solvers, business founders instead of employees.  If you have a kid with an interest in business, making money, being a leader, go grab him or her and spend 20 minutes enjoying this video:

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  1. docmisty August 15, 2010 8:28 am

    Glad you liked it! And your lego party business is such a great idea. I have 4 boys and the love legos, building, racing, and crashing!

  2. Lego Party, SLC August 15, 2010 12:32 am

    That was a great video! We’re on the entrepreneurial path with our kids and that was very inspiring with lots of great ideas! Thanks for sharing it.

  3. Tatiana April 23, 2010 11:44 am

    Thank you so much for this post and especially the video . . . my money-hungry, independent-minded son is going to love it!

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