Mind Your Own Business Middle school entreprenuership lesson

Imagine taking a hobby you had at the age of 9 and turning it into a $1.5 million dollar business by the age of 19. Sounds pretty great, right?

Cameron Johnson
Invitation cards to Beanie Babies, to websites, to over a million dollars

Essential Questions

What is an entrepreneur?

  • A person who attempts to start a new business or produce a new product, risking economic failure for potential financial gain

Why become an entrepreneur?

  • Your creativity can't be confined to a corporate environment
  • You don't want to bound by 9 to 5
  • You are passionate about learning
  • You have unconventional ideas
  • You want to do things
  • You want to change the world

How do you start a business?

  • Find a product or service you want to sell
  • Determine the location of the business
  • Determine the target consumers (Age, hobby, activity, etc.)
  • Determine the amount of money it costs to start and maintain your business
  • Determine the price of your product or service
  • Advertise what you are selling

Which would do better?

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