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Entrepreneurs, Born or Made?

Entrepreneurs, Born or Made? | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
I've been doing this work for a decent amount of time -- long enough to see my youngest participants graduate from college -- and throughout the years I am often asked the same question. Are entrepreneurs born or made?
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Come explore the red-hot entrepreneurship scene in Bangkok

Come explore the red-hot entrepreneurship scene in Bangkok | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
March 2, 2015 Bangkok, Thailand Whenever I land in Bangkok, I instantly feel the buzz. This is a city that’s alive, unlike any other in the world. Commerce is everywhere and sometimes it feels that the whole city is one big marketplace.
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William Easterly: Freedom as a Solution to Poverty - YouTube

Speaker: Professor William Easterly Recorded on 8 December 2014 in Old Theatre, Old Building. The admirable fight against global poverty has a blind spot on ...
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This 15 year old is making $500,000 a year in the babysitting business

This 15 year old is making $500,000 a year in the babysitting business | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Noa Mintz started her own babysitting business three years ago and never looked back.
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2 Teenagers Were Eager to Shovel Snow. Then the Police Paid a Visit. - NYTimes.com

2 Teenagers Were Eager to Shovel Snow. Then the Police Paid a Visit. - NYTimes.com | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
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Scientists have discovered a personality difference between entrepreneurs and ... - Business Insider

Scientists have discovered a personality difference between entrepreneurs and ... - Business Insider | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs don't specialize.
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Rest in Peace for Less With Caskets Made in China

Rest in Peace for Less With Caskets Made in China | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Armed with cheap Chinese imports, a Las Vegas entrepreneur takes on Big Casket
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Why all under 25s should start their own business - Virgin.com

Why all under 25s should start their own business  - Virgin.com | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
There are so many reasons why being under 25 is a huge advantage when entering the world of business. In fact, the benefits are so great everybody in the age bracket should give it a go.
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The Rich Man's Dropout Club

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In 2011 the billionaire Peter Thiel picked 24 teenagers to prove you don’t need a college degree to be a success. Here’s what happened.
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The Food-Aid Racket | Michael Maren

The Food-Aid Racket | Michael Maren | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Harper's Magazine by Michael Maren From a speech delivered in March by Michael Maren to the Camel Breeders, a group of Cornell ...
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15 Great Lessons on Commerce and Entrepreneurship

15 Great Lessons on Commerce and Entrepreneurship | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
The web is packed with some of the greatest educational material on entrepreneurship and enterprise, material that didn’t exist a decade ago and is now within the mouse-click reach of vast swaths o...
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South Sudan finds sweet success with honey

South Sudan finds sweet success with honey | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
The charity Honey Care Africa has invested $1 million in South Sudan, and local farmers have earned more than $75,000, benefiting more than 400 families.
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How to Encourage Youthful Entrepreneurship

How to Encourage Youthful Entrepreneurship | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
In this day and age, it's even more important to encourage entrepreneurship at a young age. This guide will teach you how to do just that.
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The Tyranny of Experts - YouTube

Speaker: Professor William Easterly Recorded on 8 December 2014 in Old Theatre, Old Building. The admirable fight against global poverty has a blind spot on ...
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Economic Freedom Is Not Enough for Human Flourishing | Institute for Faith, Work & Economics Blog

Economic Freedom Is Not Enough for Human Flourishing | Institute for Faith, Work & Economics Blog | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Economic freedom is not enough for human flourishing. We need the church to cultivate a culture of creativity, generosity, and virtue.
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Young entrepreneurs create business plans - Lynchburg News and Advance

Young entrepreneurs create business plans - Lynchburg News and Advance | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Finding an investor, securing a loan and creating a business plan: these are just some things required of entrepreneurs. But this time, they’re required of children.
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How to Think Like a Maker: Values Your Company Should be Adopting - Wired

How to Think Like a Maker: Values Your Company Should be Adopting - Wired | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
The 5th annual World Maker Faire, which took place in the latter part of 2014 in Queens, New York, was an event that celebrated all aspects of the global Maker Movement.
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MEDA - How entrepreneurship fights global poverty

MEDA - How entrepreneurship fights global poverty | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Founded in 1953, MEDA is an international economic development organization whose mission is to create business solutions to poverty.
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The invisible network that keeps the world running

The invisible network that keeps the world running | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
One of the world’s most dazzling engineering feats is largely hidden from view, as Tim Maughan discovers when he took a futuristic journey on a container ship.
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What Helps the Poor?

What Helps the Poor? | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
What has government done for the poor? I would suggest that the answer is nothing, ever, and that's a remarkable thing to consider. For at least one hundred years, government at all levels and in a...
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The Uberpreneur: How An Uber Driver Makes $252,000 A Year

The Uberpreneur: How An Uber Driver Makes $252,000 A Year | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
It hit me: I’m not in Gavin’s car. I’m in his mobile showroom. He’s not just an Uber driver. Nor is he just an entrepreneur. He’s an Uberpreneur, using the ridesharing app to promote his jewelry business.
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The Techies Who Are Hacking Education by Homeschooling Their Kids | WIRED

The Techies Who Are Hacking Education by Homeschooling Their Kids | WIRED | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
The Cook family are not just homeschoolers but unschoolers. They don’t prefer homeschooling simply because they find most schools too test-obsessed or underfunded or otherwise ineffective. They believe that the very philosophical underpinnings of modern education are flawed.
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