Making Failure a Tool for Discovery

Failure is a tool for discovery

How do you speak to your children and students about failure? Do you create an environment and engage in a dialogue with your children where failure is a tool for discovery? At VentureLab, we’ve spoken with students about how they perceive failure. In doing so, students learn that failure has a vocabulary all its own, … Read more

Start Them Young

Potential for great creativty

In these recent posts in which I’ve offered tips on raising entrepreneurial girls, I’ve suggested ways to foster their curiosity, encourage girls to remain idealistic (and to use that idealism to push themselves creatively), and to embrace and learn from failure. Here I look at an important tip for raising an entrepreneurial girl: start quite … Read more

Get Dad Involved

Get Dad Involved in teaching their daughters

In my last few blog posts, I’ve been presenting a series of tips for raising entrepreneurial girls. These tips include helping girls embrace and learn from failure, encouraging their sense of creativity and allowing them the freedom to explore ideas from different angles. Here we look at an important tip that starts at the home: … Read more

Help Them “Scamper” To Creativity

S.C.A.M.P.E.R. is a mnemonic we use at VentureLab

In these last few posts, I’ve been providing a series of tips for raising entrepreneurial girls. So far, these have included letting them embrace failure, helping them unleash their creativity, harvesting their idealism and letting them get messy as they get creative and discover what makes things tick. This next tip for raising entrepreneurial girls … Read more

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