Anita Newton posted a great piece on how to explain to your kids what it’s like to be an entrepreneur. I found it aligned quite well with our mission at Erec Makes a Fire: to teach children between 4-8 about the entrepreneurial spirit. Even if you are not an entrepreneur yourself, check out her list that frames Continue reading →
There are very few adults out there that have started the one company they have dreamed about. Jordan Casey leveraged his curiosity and passion to create three, and he’s only 14! His latest project is to help users manage events they are hosting or attending and will be launching it next year. As some of Continue reading →
Product Hunt is a great service that keeps you updated on the multitudes of new products being added to the marketplace everyday. Last week they collected a bunch of the top products that were made by teens. Including a beautiful task manager, a creative photo-based guessing game, and a “StumbleUpon for Product Hunt”. The ever-lowering costs to develop and distribute Continue reading →
Just yesterday I posted about some kids jumping on an opportunity during Fleet Week to sell some lemonade to passerbys. Today for fleet week I found a family upping the competition by not only offering a full snack bar but leveraging the crowds to help donate all proceeds to PHS’ volunteer group. This time I Continue reading →
I was recording more videos for the soon to be launching KickStarter Campaign when thunderous waves of sound barriers being broken made that entirely impossible. I was glad to pulled away to go checkout some amazing arial acrobatics. What gave me even more excitement was what I saw on the way! How perfect! The masses Continue reading →
Thomas Suarez is now a 12-year-old app developer but started programming to solve the needs of his peers before he broke into double digits. If you don’t tell kids they are too young to understand/do something they may just been naive enough to do anything… Thank goodness.
Yet another new perspective on the cognitive abilities of young children:http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/11/25/247160180/yes-your-toddler-really-is-smarter-than-a-5-year-old I believe that the way to help a child grow into a their full potential, one that is not forced upon them nor spoon fed to them, is to surround a child ( at a very young age ) as well as their family with Continue reading →