Do you have a passion that excites you that makes you want to start your own business? Check out the image above. What does it say about being an entrepreneur? Why would an individual want to become an entrepreneur? Although entrepreneurship is extremely rewarding, it is also very challenging. Watch the Council for Economic Education video about Entrepreneurship. What are the costs and benefits of becoming an entrepreneur?
Search the Tampa Bay Times for articles about entrepreneurs. What have some local entrepreneurs accomplished? What are some of the challenges? How could a decision to start your own business affect your income and future opportunities? If you decide you would rather work for someone else, check out the Tampa Bay Times article below on the best jobs in Florida.
SS.8.FL.1.2 Identify the many decisions people must make over a lifetime about their education, jobs, and careers that affect their incomes and job opportunities.
SS.912.FL.1.1: Discuss that people choose jobs or careers for which they are qualified based on non-income factors, such as job satisfaction, independence, risk, family, or location.
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