How to Raise an Entrepreneur
Adam Rifkin stashed this in Fixitfixitfixit!
Barbara Haislip of the Wall Street Journal writes about encouraging young entrepreneurs to exercise their exploration and inquiry skills:
"Our kids seem to thrive in situations that engage their curiosity and allow them to explore and discover the world around them on their own terms," says Pierre Omidyar.
In the end, we at 106 Miles believe that the best thing you can do to teach others about entrepreneurship is to practice it yourself.
Remember that mom who was excoriated for letting her 9 year old ride the subway alone? Any parent who actually lets their children exercise exploration and inquiry skills seems to be flirting with extreme social sanction if not jail these days.
As with any activity embarked on by a novice, the function of the sensei is to guide lightly but not let them get into trouble.