Posts Tagged ‘Huffington Post’

NFTE Celebrates its 25th Year

Monday, November 5th, 2012

Steve Mariotti, Kaizen interviewee and founder of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), looks back at 25 years of inspiring young people to become entrepreneurs. Congratulations to Mr. Mariotti and everyone at NFTE!

Read the article at Huffington Post.

Read our extended interview with Mr. Mariotti here.

The High School Entrepreneurship Education Movement

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Steve Mariotti is the founder of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and the subject of a featured interview in our Kaizen newsletter. At the Huffington Post, he writes about NFTE’s decision in 1988 “to move the lessons outside the classroom, into a sustainable model in the real world that could have far reaching positive impact in struggling communities.” Their first step was to start a Jersey Mike’s franchise and have the students run it.

Below are the links to the four part series at Huffington Post:

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Francesco Clark on Overcoming PTSD

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Francesco Clark, Kaizen interviewee and founder and CEO of Clark’s Botanicals, writes for the Huffington Post about his experiences with fear and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after his accident that left him paralyzed, and learning to live happily in the present while looking forward to the future.

Read the inspirational article here.

Youth Entrepreneurship in China

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Mariotti (right) with BESA winners

Steve Mariotti, Kaizen interviewee and founder of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), wrote about his experiences with young entrepreneurs at the Bright China Entrepreneurial Spirit Award (BESA) ceremony. “…These young people would most likely end up as low-income workers in factories. Through the NFTE/Bright China program, they were inspired to start their own businesses,” Mariotti said.

Read more here.

Related: “China’s Century?” by Michael Beckley [PDF].

Who’s Leading the Entreprenerial Resurgence?

Monday, November 21st, 2011

In an article for Huffington Post, Rieva Lesonsky credits Generation Y, which she dubs “Generation Entrepreneur,” for a major role in the entrepreneurial comeback of the 2010s. She cites Gen Y Capital Partners among organizations seeking to correct the difficulty Generation Y entrepreneurs often have in finding capital. The company donates $10 million to Generation Y startups, and gives some of its proceeds to Kaizen interviewee Steve Mariotti‘s Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship.

Read more here.