It’s a better-known phrase you might have come across in life that “Throw me to the pack of wolves and I will come back leading them” and that’s not some special power one has it’s the mindset.
It is a human behaviour that when a child is growing he/she is learning, willing to take risks, and eager to be decisive and that is where you can guide the right path and develop there entrepreneurial mind-sets which will benefit them throughout their life.
As once said by a famous Child’s Specialist Doctor from Wisconsin is that the real challenge is how we teach and explain parents to Inherit and grow the natural entrepreneur in their child and not squash it and the same responsibility is to the educational institutions as well.
It is not necessary that developing entrepreneurial mindsets will give you future CEOs or running a business however it will help you in various aspects of life like tackling challenges, think creatively, and build self-confidence in a child.
How to build an Entrepreneurial Mindset?
The foremost important thing is to know where your child Intrest is and what he/she is kneen towards like for example If your child likes to bake or wanted to talk about places he/she would like to visit. Take them to a nearby bakery store and show the variety of bakery products and discuss and talk about Imagine what new changes we can bring if we own a bakery store and if they talk about places, for example, it’s not necessarily feasible for You as a parent to every time go to places they ask for however you can show pictures and videos and can talk about it. Remember the more they communicate their thoughts the more clear picture of there entrepreneur mind-set is projected for the future.
Roleplays are considered as one of the most important factors in developing the entrepreneurial behaviour in a child, therefore, we recommend to make It a daily routine to allow your child to roleplay and make your child act as an entrepreneur and we are sure you will be surprised by the innovative ideas your child comes up with and those ideas sharpens your child’s analytical and problem-solving skills in the future.
When to build an Entrepreneurial Mindset?
A lot of parents think that their kid is too young to start right now maybe after a few years we will start raising our kids with Innovative thinking and how to think like an entrepreneur but trust us it’ll be too late. The early you start the far you go as you can compare your child like nurturing a plant no matter how big and fruitful the plant is going to be in the future but the seed plantation is done from your end, therefore, we recommend the early stage is the best for a kid to grasp. Learning is a kid’s nature but how to learn is nurtured it’s not natured. In the early days, you can start with the storytelling of entrepreneurs showing them videos creating an environment of playing and what they like. Allow them to scribble walls make abstract arts here and there and let them pencil their imaginations, after all, that’s how entrepreneur ideas are born as its about thinking, creating and exploring. Never let your child stop playing with possibilities as you might not know it’s the pillars of entrepreneurial mindset building.
What methods to use for building an Entrepreneurial Mindset?
A child can be nurtured to think like an entrepreneur through proper guidance given at the educational institutions and at home.
There is an N number of methods through which you can train your child to be an Entrepreneur like:
– Customized Teaching Plans: An educational Institute is not only about finishing the curriculum and going through traditional methods rather its more about balancing the theory with real-life experiences and since we ought to learn better from experience and multi-media, therefore, such methods should be encouraged.
– Creating a Learning Environment: The boring the room is where a child plays or study the less a child’s thought would be. Ever seen in a Hollywood movie how a child’s room is decorated tastefully with there likes and choices. We should encourage the same with our child as this helps them improve their imaginations and thought processes which are again a secret to building a winner’s mindset.
–Let your kids ask questions: Simple Yet effective, What sounds a stupid question to us would be a building block for your child’s ability to how far they can think of as they are preparing a verdict for things and situations that they experience. It’s fine if they ask when how what where who and be happy and proud if they ask “why not” as they are trying to break the conventional method and thinking out of the box and all the successful entrepreneurs that you had known off just thought Out of the box and Implemented it and it worked.
Likewise, there are many simple tips and tricks you can try to implement at your home or Institutions and it’ll help your kid to be different and think beyond the methods that have been carried forward for generations but not anymore. Let your kid fly high and in the end, you’ll be happy you did.