"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

October 10, 2010 by  
Filed under Advice on Education, Blog, Education, Entrepreneurs

Tweet More and more entrepreneurs are  saying they  had symptoms of Dyslexia in school.  An early  lifetime of difficulties & challenges faced in the classroom by those suffering from Dyslexia  can lead to success later when they learn to compensate with other skills.  Some of those skills are;  developing new ways of doing things, delegating responsibility and problem solving.  These areas […]

Tags: , , , , ,

Crystal O’Connor discusses Money and Kids with Sarah Cook of Raising CEO Kids

October 3, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Education, Kids & Money, Parenting

Tweet Teaching kids business skills early will increase their financial awareness.  As we begin to teach our kids these important lessons about business and money it’s important to take advice from others that have been there and done that with their own kids.  Sarah Cook with Raising Ceo Kids shares tips on raising your own kids […]

Tags: , , , , , ,

Jacobson Entrepreneurship Academy for middle school students

June 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Entrepreneurs, Events, Kid Entrepreneurs

Tweet Jacobson Entrepreneurship Academy Middle School Camp for Students Completing Grades 7-9 Iowa City July 19-23, 2010 Apply Today! Download an Application Des Moines July 26-30, 2010 Apply Today! Download an Application The Jacobson Entrepreneurship Academy is a week-long day camp for Iowa students who have completed 7-9 grades and are interested in entrepreneurship and owning […]

Tags: , , , , ,

High School Drop Out Rates cost the US Billions

Tweet High School drop out rates affect our economy in vast and numerous ways.  Eating at the core of our job market and economic growth as a whole we are faced with the question of what to do with our education system.  Our nations High School drop out rates are only growing and the expense […]

Tags: , , , , , , , ,