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IM INCluded Youth


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IM INCluded Youth

  1. 1. Our mission is to better the youth's life and business skills; while inspiring and uniting young entrepreneurs. Deborah “Micki” Gram Corey Griffin
  2. 2. <ul><li>Do they ever wonder why people run round and round for 40 years like hamster and realize they put in all that work for WHAT? A pension? </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>We want to encourage and push more people to go into business for themselves rather than depend on a company for income, which in my mind is more risky than being an entrepreneur. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The educational system really isn’t set up to teach our children real-life business and entrepreneurial skills. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Why should you enroll your child in our summer program ??? </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Build better relationships with your kids </li></ul><ul><li>Your child will build self- confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Your child will learn leadership skills </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Studies examining entrepreneurs who have had training and/or education in entrepreneurial skills consistently show a much higher success rate (as high as 80-90%). </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Nearly 7 out of 10 business students are interested in owning their own business. Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization, 07/2006 </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Did you know…… </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that today’s student will have 10-14 jobs….. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>By the age of 38. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>According to the U.S. Department of Labor…… </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>1 out of 4 workers today is working for a company they have been employed by for less than one year. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>More than 1 out of 2 are working for a company they have worked for less than five years. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Why should you enroll your child in our summer program ??? </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Build values of investing & business. </li></ul><ul><li>Change your teens way of thinking. </li></ul><ul><li>Understand job/career vs. entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity seeking skills </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Did you know…… </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>In 2004, Nintendo invested more than $140 million dollars in research and development…. </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>The US Government spent less than half that much on research and innovation in education. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Did you know…… </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>The amount of new technical information is doubling every 2 years. </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>That means for a student starting a 4- year technical or college degree….. </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Half of what they learn in their first year of study will be outdated by their third year of study. </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Did you know…… </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>More than ½ of U.S. adults dream about owning a business, but less than one in one hundred (less than 1%) will ever get into business…. Why ? </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>Fear of the unknown </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of clarity & direction </li></ul><ul><li>Absence of a logical “ personal ” plan </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Why should you enroll your child in our summer program ??? </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>To protect your children’s future. </li></ul>