How To Support Your Child Becoming An Future Entrepreneur

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You’ve put the time and effort into looking at business trends to set yourself up with a successful business venture going forward. 

Your child looks at you and see’s how your hard work and determination have paid off and like most children, now they want to grow up to be just like you, a successful entrepreneur. 

Here are some tips on how you can encourage their love of technologies to support this dream of entrepreneurship in the future.

Benefits Of Technologies For Children

Technologies are being more and more used within day-to-day living and also working for society as a whole. With that in mind, it is important to ensure that your children have a good level of knowledge and understanding to successfully use technology in order to strive in this modern world. 

Embrace that times have changed and where you as a child would of spend time potentially drawing imagination play, and board games. Children today spend a lot more time invested in tech and using this to build relationships and develop their creativity. As long as a balance is encouraged between virtual and reality building a good relationship with technology can support your child’s future. 

Allows Creativity To Be Brought To Life

Can you imagine if when you were young you could draw a picture and then with a little know-how bring that to life? With technologies such as Whitehat Jr being available that can become a reality. Not only is this technology available but it also supports additional technical skills such as coding, creating apps and websites too. Which when they want to set up and be their own boss and grow a successful business is a useful know-how skill. 

Supports Networking And Relationship Building

Like all hobbies, it enables your child to meet, interact and forge friendships with like-minded children with similar interests and goals. 

This potentially will offer them huge benefits in the future if they choose to take build of this passion and adapt it to support their business dreams. Not only with they have contacts in place they’ll have the support systems and people in place to allow collaborations and partnerships to be formed. 

Encourages Problem Solving

This skill can be developed in so many technological ways. It could come from some of the games they enjoy playing, to develop their own creations. 

When you think of computer games nowadays a vast majority of them offer a virtual life and world. Where the object is simply to take your character and help them survive and thrive. This type of game is a great way to encourage your child to problem-solve. They have to consider the goal and come up with a strategy to turn that into a reality so their character can outlive that of their competitors. 

Alternatively, it could be solving the problem of how to turn a 2D image into a 3D moving, talking animation and how this can be adapted into a story or game of their design. 

Both scenarios encourage problem solving and determination which every entrepreneur knows is a key skill. 

 

Anne

I'm a mother of 2 who likes to get involved in too much! Besides writing here I started a non-profit, I'm on the PTO board, very active in my community and volunteer in the school. I enjoy music, reading, cooking, traveling and spending time with my family. We just adopted our 3rd cat and love them all!

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