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How to raise entrepreneurial kids

Tomorrow’s business leaders and startup founders will be today’s kids whose parents have raised them with an entrepreneurial spirit. Here, five parenting tips to get started now.

Tomorrow’s business leaders and startup founders will be today’s young kids whose parents have raised them with an entrepreneurial spirit – a skill that is increasingly important as young people flood the startup world and the freelance economy grows.

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 behavior,” says Dr. Andrea Vazzana, clinical assistant professor of child psychiatry at New York University Langone’s Child Study Center. “Social emotional skills are important and the earlier you can help a child with them, the better.”

…to read this article in full, visit leading US entrepreneurial resource entrepreneur.com



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