Entrepreneurship

Many kids dream of having their own business, but don’t know where to start. We show you the ins and outs of being a young entrepreneur, from brainstorming new ideas, to marketing a product, to selling to customers. Get inspired by stories of social entrepreneurs, green businesses, and kid millionaires, who all share their secrets on how to become a ‘Biz Kid’.

What They'll Learn:

brainstorming ideas, marketing, selling, managing income and expenses, growing a business, ‘green’ business ideas.

Money Really Does Grow On Trees
Opportunities to make money are all around you. From products to services, offline to online, and the basics to the bizarre -- this episode explores ways to bring in the bucks if you're too young to...
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Can Money Buy Happiness?
Yes, if you're the one giving it away. Hear heart-warming stories of how kids identified a need in their community and used an entrepreneurial mindset to solve it. Be inspired by their ingenuity, and...
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The Road to Financial Freedom
Ever try to get to a new destination without looking up the directions? You'll never get rich if you don't set a goal and create a roadmap. Find out how to set financial goals, and stick to them, and...
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All in the Family
Does your family talk marketing over meatloaf? Do you know someone who tracks revenue at the family reunion? Family-run businesses come in all shapes and sizes whether you’re a mom-and-pop shop or...
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Businesses Going Green
Going green is worthwhile, and good for the bottom line. Explore the profitable side of going green, and learn how to distinguish between what’s hype and what’s hip. Meet two college grads who...
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What’s in the Books?
Poor record-keeping adds up to lost money. This episode examines bookkeeping and accounting, income and expenses, profit and loss, and gives tips on how to get over math anxiety (in case you have...
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Businesses That Give Back
Get to know some businesses that are giving back in big ways, including up-and-coming entertainer Cymphonique, who helps encourage positive self-esteem for girls. Learn from socially conscious...
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Business Structures
What structure is right for your future business? It’s not just “incorporated” anymore. Join us and learn about LLCs, sole proprietorships, partnerships, and more. Examine the pros and cons of...
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Learning from Failure
Have you ever made a decision you regret? Let the Biz Kids show you how mistakes can actually make you stronger and more successful.  Meet several business owners who all learned from their mistakes...
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Escape the Box
What do you do when opportunity knocks? Learn how to recognize and act on new opportunities in your life and to be creative in problem solving.  Meet five young entrepreneurs who all thought 'outside...
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The Marketing Mix
Now that you’ve decided to start a business, how will you market it? Let the Biz Kids help you understand the four P’s of marketing: product, price, place and promotion. Learn how “Exclusive...
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Where’s My Allowance?
Learn how some kids get an allowance based on chores, and others just for being part of the family.  Either way you need to know about the three things you can do with your allowance -- spend, save,...
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Social Entrepreneurs
Join the Biz Kid$ and you’ll meet social visionaries who use business skills to make changes in their communities. Their focus is on people instead of profits.  Meet a 12-year old who's helping...
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Building and Growing a Business
From start-up on up! Follow the Biz Kid$ as they learn the necessary steps for building and growing a new business. You learn how having the basics in place can make all the difference. Meet celebrity...
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Understanding Income and Expenses
Go with the cash flow. The Biz Kid$ watch the ebb and flow of income and expenses. Join them and you’ll learn proven methods for getting expenses under control while growing income with new ideas,...
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Sell, Sell, Sell (The Science of Sales)
All sales final! Join the Biz Kid$ in sales training as they explore effective sales techniques. Discover the traits common to all good salespeople. You’ll meet several entrepreneurs who demonstrate...
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Introducing Entrepreneurs
You’ll discover an entrepreneur is someone who sees a financial opportunity and acts upon it. Find out the qualities that makes an entrepreneur successful. Meet an entrepreneur who turned his...
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How to Succeed in Biz-ness
A business can be anything from babysitting to owning vending machines. You’ll discover the three key steps to success: identify a need, make a plan to fill the need, and take action. Join us as we...
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A Biz: What Is It?
You’ll see that a successful business supplies goods or services and makes profit when it earns more money than it spends. Meet the junior high school boy who makes healthy dog biscuits, the high...
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Building Your Business Online
In today’s world, great tools are available to build a business online. The Biz Kids investigate the advantages and pitfalls with online-based businesses. See the success of a young graphic...
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Have a Plan, Stan!
Explore the different elements of a business plan and see why it's crucial to devleop a plan before you start your business.  Meet a teen who opened a snow-cone shack, another who makes candles, and...
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Crash Course on Starting a Business
So you’ve got an idea – now what? Check out this quick, but comprehensive course on business basics. The crash course involves finding a good idea, getting funded, marketing your product or...
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