Between media and its various components, from a 24-hour news cycle to social media, coupled with technology in general, we have created an “I want it now” society. We seek immediate gratification, as almost anything in the universe that we desire is just a quick mouse click away, and anyone we want to connect with […]Read More Want to Become an Overnight Success?
By: Husam Yaghi First I must share upfront my motto regarding raising children: your kids are like a company that you own. Run the company properly and see it flourish, manage it badly and watch it fail. The key to growing a successful company is strategic planning, without it is like driving a car without […]Read More Reflections on Raising Entrepreneurial Kids
by: Adam Toren and Matthew Toren As an entrepreneur, it can be hard to describe exactly what you do to other adults, much less to your kids. We learned that the best way to explain what we do is by teaching the young ones how they can be entrepreneurs themselves. We set out to author […]Read More Teach Your Children to be Kidpreneurs
By: Bill Murphy Jr. Want to Raise Entrepreneurial Kids? Mark Zuckerberg’s Dad Says Do These Things Life changes when you have kids. It’s a cliché, but I’ve experienced it myself. You still aspire to great things–but you think more about the life you want for your child(ren), too. One thing I want for my daughter is […]Read More Raising Entrepreneurial Kids
By Nadia Goodman Tomorrow’s business leaders and start-up founders will be today’s young kids. As a parent, you inspire entrepreneurship by fostering the emotional skills your child will need, such as comfort with risk, effective problem solving, and a positive attitude toward failure. “It’s all about shaping the child’s behaviour,” says Dr. Andrea Vazzana, clinical […]Read More How to Raise Entrepreneurial Kids
by: Elizabeth MacBride (http://www.forbes.com) (for the full article, please see the reference at the end) The size of the event is a testament both to the stature that the idea of entrepreneurship holds in the market, and the promise of MENA’s growth. Despite its reputation for geopolitical turmoil, the market of more than 200 million […]Read More Why Microsoft, Uber And 500 Startups Went To Downtown Cairo
By: NOOR SHAWWA, Managing Director, Endeavor Gone are the days of the Middle East languishing in its oil-rich status. One look at the UAE’s crane-filled skyline and multicultural melting pot of residents shows the impressive development the country has undergone in the 43 years since its independence. Tourism, trade, finance and construction sectors are booming, […]Read More What Kind Of Entrepreneur Are You?
By Peter Economy, The Leadership Guy @bizzwrite Young entrepreneurs are learning powerful lessons at a very early age, and you can learn (and apply) them too. According to recent studies, the number of people under 35 starting their own businesses has increased by more than 70 percent since 2006. Young people are more entrepreneurial than […]Read More 10 Powerful Lessons From a Young Entrepreneur
Lions Bay makes EE history! With a $200 loan, lessons on entrepreneurship, and a will to succeed, these 20 students became successful Early Entrepreneurs! While learning fractions, the students were able to determine how many slices a whole pizza could produce and thus how many they needed to order. Students spent time in the computer lab creating […]Read More Entrepreneurship Classroom Stories
Interview with author Christopher Schroeder Written by Christine Horansky Against a backdrop of political uncertainty and the recent instability in places like Gaza, Syria, and Iraq, another revolution is quietly shaping the future of the Middle East. The global proliferation of mobile technology has brought with it a historic opportunity to improve access, accountability, and […]Read More Startup Rising: The Middle East’s New Generation of Entrepreneurs and Innovators