Teaching young people how to create something from nothing
Jerry Kennelly learned to be an entrepreneur as a young person working in the family business - and the Junior Entrepreneur Programme he co-founded teaches kids the skills he learned along the way
When I lost my job as chief executive of Stockbyte in 2006 (we had been acquired for $135 million and my services were no longer required), I took a little time to reflect on entrepreneurship and how it impacts the communities we live in.
It became clear to me back then that many entrepreneurs fell into that mould as a kind of happy accident. When I left the family business in 1981 to start my own operation,...
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