Picture from: http://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/962167/start-a-lemonade-stand
Buying two glasses of lemonade from 2 children who had set up their little stand near a park got me thinking. Could it be their first brush with business. The first pound they make!
Encouraging fun activities at an early age that bring out the creativity and entrepreneurial drive of children is potentially the driver to this centuries large issue of a workforce looking for employment. Could it be this simple fun activity could help us raise a generation of job creators rather than just generation after generation of job seekers!
Lemonade stands and such little weekend ventures by kids will not only help them learn a bit more about business but also other passions, be it food and drink, fitness, social interactions and confidence! The positives are many, but definitely something that needs supervision and of course encouragement and support from the parent (who all have dreams of one day having their own business, but no plan!)
Lemonade could save this century, I’ll drink to that!
(Source: Yahoo!, via fastcompany)
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The Washington Post, one of our country’s greatest newspapers, just sold for 1/4 the price of Tumblr. — @CaseyNewton (via brooklynmutt)
Good Morning! Here’s some inspiration to start off your week.
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In Ghana, teachers are lucky if they get professional development programs once or twice in their careers. Kwabena Amporful (MBA ’08) founded the teacher training initiative Institute for Teacher Education and Development to bring updated pedagogical techniques and support to Ghanaian teachers. Learn more about INTED: http://stnfd.biz/kF0mP
Questioning the status quo on teacher skills !! Truly disruptive work, and one that will drive the change we need !!
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Google will reportedly open its own retail stores starting this year
Don’t be evil (in retail)
Well it was only a matter of time…
We don’t have the word “limit” in our vocabulary. It’s because of that that we’ve been able to do things for so many years and deliver things people never knew they needed. — Tim Cook (via minimalmac)
Here is a nice tip for innovators. Just don’t have a limit !!