How can a 18-year-old be an entrepreneur?

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The slides of my TEDxEdges presentation at TEMPO in Portimão Portugal on 1st of October 2010.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urQ-mnB-phE

www.tedxedges.com

(C) Ricardo Sousa, 2010

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How can a 18-year-old be an entrepreneur?

  1. HOW CAN A 18-YEAR-OLD BE AN ENTREPRENEUR ? RICARDO SOUSA, 2010 PORTIMÃO, 2010
  2. RICARDOSOUSA ENTREPRENEUR STUDENT Microsoft Student Partner Organizer of SWITCH Conference Lead WebDeveloper at AiediLabs Secretly working on a new web app e-mail linkedin.com/ricardojrsousa mail@ricardosousa.me facebook.com/rsousa twitter.com/ricardojrsousa ricardosousa.me/blog youtube.com/aiedilabs
  3. WE ALL GROW UP
  4. DREAMS © Brit. @ FLICKR - 2010
  5. GOALS © gothormr @ FLICKR - 2010
  6. HOPES © Steve Rhodes @ FLICKR - 2010
  7. FIRST
  8. WE GO TO SCHOOL © woodleywonderworks @ FLICKR - 2010
  9. THEN
  10. WE ALL WANT TO BE DOCTORS © reegone @ FLICKR - 2010
  11. MANY WANT TO BE ROCKSTARS
  12. NOT EVERYONE IS A ROCK STAR © J0R63 @ FLICKR - 2010
  13. RONALDOS © Twyford @ FLICKR - 2010
  14. THE UNKNOWN NOT COOL ACTIONSTARS
  15. THEY ARE TEEN ENTREPRENEURS
  16. IS ALL ABOUT
  17. MOTIVATIONS
  18. DOCTORS WANT TO SAVE LIFES
  19. ENTREPRENEURS WANT TO CHANGE LIFES
  20. THEY SEARCH FOR PROBLEMS
  21. THEY SEARCH FOR PROBLEMS THEY WANT SOLUTIONS
  22. THEY SEARCH FOR PROBLEMS THEY WANT SOLUTIONS THEY BRING INNOVATION
  23. THEY SEARCH FOR PROBLEMS THEY WANT SOLUTIONS THEY BRING INNOVATION THEY PROVIDE SOLUTIONS
  24. THEY SEARCH FOR PROBLEMS THEY WANT SOLUTIONS THEY BRING INNOVATION THEY PROVIDE SOLUTIONS THEY EXECUTE PROJECTS
  25. THEY SEARCH FOR PROBLEMS THEY WANT SOLUTIONS THEY BRING INNOVATION THEY PROVIDE SOLUTIONS THEY EXECUTE PROJECTS THEY CHANGE THE WORLD
  26. WE ARE OUTLIERS
  27. WE ALL CAN BE ENTREPRENEURS © woodleywonderworks @ FLICKR - 2010
  28. NO NEED TO CREATE MICROSOFT © Microsoft
  29. WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?
  30. SCHOOL
  31. INTRODUCING PEOPLE + INTERNET + COMMON GOAL = CHANGE
  32. MATH SCIENCE LANGUAGES / HISTORY ARTS / SPORTS PROFESSIONAL ORIENTED LEARNING
  33. THE OLD EDUCATION
  34. LIFELONG KINDERGARTEN © Chris Owens @ FLICKR
  35. TEENS SHOULD BE TAUGHT ENTREPRENEURSHIP
  36. WHY?
  37. HIGH SCHOOL IS THE NEW COLLEGE
  38. TEENS HAVE BIG IDEAS
  39. THE PROs & CONs
  40. NOT AFRAID OF MISTAKES
  41. MONEY ISN’T THE MAIN DRIVING FACTOR © Tracy O @ FLICKR
  42. ENTREPRENEURS BRING ECONOMIC GROWTH
  43. GENERAL PUBLIC LOVES TEEN ENTREPRENEURS
  44. TEENS GET REAL WORLD EXPERIENCE
  45. TEENS GET REAL INDEPENDENCE
  46. POWER OF A NETWORK
  47. POWER OF NEW TOOLS
  48. PRESS LOVES TEEN ENTREPRENEURS
  49. THAT’S HOW THEY SEE US © dai-chan @ FLICKR
  50. COLLEAGUES THINK YOU’RE STRANGE.
  51. THAT’S HOW THEY SEE US © joško @ FLICKR
  52. TEACHERS THINK YOU’RE CRAZY.
  53. LESS TIME FOR THE “REAL” SCHOOL © W9NED @ FLICKR
  54. IN THE END FAIL THE WORST WE AND LEARN TO TRY AGAIN CAN DO IS:
  55. NO DRUNK BASTARDS © Fernando Ariotti @ FLICKR
  56. OUR MISTAKES AREN’T WORST
  57. WHAT WE CAN DO DEVELOP NEW SKILLS CONTRIBUTE TO ECONOMIC GROWTH FOLLOW OUR PASSION SOLVE EVERYDAY PROBLEMS CHANGE THE WORLD (AT LEAST OURS!)
  58. WHAT WE NEED GOVERNMENT SUPPORT PEOPLE TO TRUST US MENTORS DIFFERENT EDUCATION SYSTEM HIGHLIGHT
  59. WE NEED TO FIND HIDDEN ENTREPRENEURS © courosa @ FLICKR
  60. YOU, GO DO SOMETHING
  61. YOU SHOULD FOLLOW twitter.com/ricardojrsousa/lists/ teenstowatch @ricardojrsousa THANKS! www.ricardosousa.me facebook.com/rsousa

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