Chapter 17
Thinking About a Business of Your Own
In This Chapter
✧ Meeting teens who have already started businesses
✧ Looking at what teen entrepreneurs are doing
✧ Understanding what it takes to be an entrepreneur
✧ Considering the good, the bad, and the ugly
✧ Planning now for your own business
One of the definitions of an entrepreneur in Webster’s New 20th Century Unabridged Dictionary is “a person who organizes and directs a business undertaking, assuming the risk for the sake of the profit.” Although that definition is adequate, I don’t think it’s complete. An entrepreneur is far more than that. An entrepreneur is an adventurer—a risk taker. ...

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