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Be An Entrepreneur (in the 4th Grade)

For Impact Ideas | | Tom Suddes

I had a blast last week going in to give a ‘presentation’ to my wonderful daughter Shannon’s 4th grade class on what it means to BE AN ENTREPRENEUR. We had the entire 4th grade (88 kids) from Glen Oaks Elementary. They do an entrepreneurial project every year where they make something… and then sell it… and then give the proceeds to a great cause. (This year it is Habitat for Humanity.)

I was trying to figure out a way to ‘explain’ entrepreneurship. Since Shannon and her class are really into mind maps… I drew what I thought was a simple explanation of what it means to BE an ENTREPRENEUR.

Check out the visual. May even give you a better understanding of what it means to be a SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR.

*The only real difference (SOCENT) is that you get to make great decisions about what to do with the ‘profit’. Give it away. Invest back in the company or organization or your people.