There are a lot of articles about what values parents should instill in their children in order to help them achieve an entrepreneurial mindset. While most of this advice is sound, such as teaching your kids risk/reward, allowing them to learn from their failures, and modeling hard work, many of these are overarching parental philosophies that can ring hollow – they sound great, but exactly what does this mean on the ground?
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Let’s say that you are a high school student with a passion; something you love so much you think you might want to pursue it as a career. But, you want to find out if the reality matches up with the dream. Finding an internship in this field is a fantastic way to see if you want to gain knowledge and experience; doing it as high school student can also help you make a more informed decision about what college to attend or even what college major you may complete in the future. Even if you have no idea what you want to do, a high school internship can be a great way to start exploring career options.
Prospecting institutions of higher education can be an intimidating experience for any high school student. Those who may have spent only a limited time away from home and are now considering their first adventure in another state—perhaps another country—often find it daunting, to say the least.
A lot of people talk about the importance of networking to land your dream job, which is great. However, not enough people discuss proactively building your network as early as possible, long before you are even thinking about taking your first job. This can have a huge upside. Getting into a good school and landing a great internship, for example, are both much easier with connections in place and will help you land your dream job down the road.
You’ve heard it before: Generation Z will be different. The generation admires YouTube celebrities who’ve acquired fame and fortune through monetizing their channels and entrepreneurs who’ve made a good living from one big idea. Gen Zers have grown up in a time when technology is a tool instead of a toy and when peers — not elders — are their mentors.
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