Do you have an idea that no one else believes in? – Ben Horowitz Entrepreneur – Business Insider

“The number one thing we look for in an entrepreneur is the willingness to think for yourself,” Horowitz said. “Do you have an idea? And by nature is that an idea no one else believes?” Those are the kinds of things Horowitz likes to invest in.

via Ben Horowitz Entrepreneur – Business Insider.

Seth’s Blog: Girl Scout cookies

“What’s your favorite kind of Girl Scout cookie?”

“Teaching young people to sell is a priceless gift. The confidence and clarity that comes from being able to engage and to cause a transaction is a trait that can pay off for a lifetime.”

via Seth’s Blog: Girl Scout cookies.

Here’s a good blog post on how to teach kids to sell:

http://prairieecothrifter.com/2012/08/teach-children-sell.html

And why we should raise entrepreneurs: