youth enterprise

Young Enterprise – do I have to?

Young enterprise – no two words in the English dictionary fill me with more frustration! Controversial for someone who spends well over 80% of every working day focussed on a passion and mission to inspire teenage girls to raise their aspirations and reach for the stars you may think?? But [...]

Treating young entrepreneurs as adults and equals

“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a b***h. You’ve got to go out and kick a*s”. MAYA ANGELOU Well, never a woman to say it any other way than it is; the astonishing Maya Angelou, hailed as a ‘global Renaissance woman’, has lived a life of [...]

Young Scot, promoting enterprise

In 2010, independent studies carried out by The Prince’s Trust and the Royal Bank of Scotland revealed that the number of young people out of work had soared to a 12 year high, with approximately 36,200 unemployed young Scots aged between 20 and 24 years. The shift in our economic climate has [...]

What I have learned from enterprising young people …..

“Ask a teenager while they still know everything.” This advice apparently turned up as graffiti on the New York underground. In my experience, it’s a pretty helpful piece of advice. What I have learned most from enterprising young people …. is actually about enterprise in young people. [...]

Youth Enterprise

When we’re young we tend to take the attributes of youth for granted. It’s only when we realise that they’re not there anymore that we truly value what we had. Any envious middle-aged person can relate to George Bernard Shaw who commented that “youth is wasted on the young” and this [...]
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