March is Young Entrepreneurs month as part of AFHE’s 35th anniversary. This page has several helpful resources, links to encouraging videos for young entrepreneurs, and more!
We are pleased to be able to celebrate and foster the industriousness and creativity of Arizona homeschool students and graduates who are running their own businesses or making plans to do so.
Check back often as we’ll be adding more items of interest throughout the year.
The mistakes that happen remind me to be more humble and disciplined in my work if I want to make a difference.
I realized you can lemons-to-lemonade everything.
What will you create that will make the world awesome?
It’s important to know what your customer wants, not just what you think would work.
Do a giveaway. Whenever I do a giveaway, I will usually get 200-300 more followers.
The more I learned, the more productive and wiser I became.
Carol Topp – Micro Business for Teens
Carol Topp is a CPA, author, and speaker. She has published a series of books for teens offering practical advice and encouragement including pitfalls to avoid as you start and run a microbusiness. The videos below accompany a 13-week class taught by Carol.
How to Begin Your Presentation
How Brands Work in Our Brains
ARTICLE: 8 Ways to Make Your Elevator Pitch More Memorable
8 Ways to Make Your Elevator Pitch More Memorable
You really have fewer than 30 seconds to make an impact on somebody. It’s best to start with a problem that people can understand and then work from there to present the opportunity for a solution that can work in the marketplace.
FREE ONLINE COURSES FROM MIT
Entrepreneurship in High School
Below are several resources we came across that we thought might be of interest to Arizona young entrepreneurs.
AFHE does not necessarily endorse these resources. Please do your own research to determine if a resource is a good fit for your family.
We are pleased to bring back the Young Entrepreneurs program again this year at the AFHE Convention! This is a great way to celebrate and encourage the entrepreneurship of the many talented homeschooled students in our state. Homeschooled students and graduates age 11-24 who have their own business are invited to apply for booth space at this year’s AFHE Convention.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 3, 2019
Applications received by May 3 and approved for participation will be included in the Convention Program. Additional applications may be accepted after May 3 if space is still available, but may not be able to be included in the Convention Program.
UPDATE: As off April 18, 2019, we are sold out of Young Entrepreneur booths for this year. Thank you for your interest.