In a TED talk earlier this year in Edmonton, serial entrepreneur Cameron Herold tackles a subject that we've written about here on ReadWriteStart before: how to raise the next generation of entrepreneurs and how to foster a culture that encourages startups.
Herold wants to see parents and schools nurture entrepreneurial traits, traits like tenacity, leadership, introspection, networking, and sales. "We miss an opportunity to find kids that have entrepreneurial traits," says Herold, "and to show them that being an entrepreneur is a cool thing."
In his talk, Herold rails against the school system for grooming kids for "good jobs," but not promoting entrepreneurship as a viable career option.
To read the full, original article click on this link: Education or Entrepreneurship: Do You Have to Make a Choice?
Author: Audrey Watters