If you were asked what educators and entrepreneurs have in common, it might be hard to think of quick answers. Educators are with students in and out of a classroom, while entrepreneurs spend their days running a business (or businesses).
As you may already know, entrepreneurship today is alive and growing. Entrepreneurs are all around us, even though we may not recognize them. An entrepreneur could be someone who works running a consulting gig. Or they could be someone who sells items on their Etsy shop during their free time. And of course, every person who owns a business, big or small, is an entrepreneur.
Side hustles aren't just for adults who are motivated to earn extra income outside of their full-time jobs. Side hustles are also great for kids — especially those looking for a chance to make money and be productive outside of the classroom. When it comes to building entrepreneurial skills, forget the typical methods like babysitting, dog walking, and lemonade stands. Here are five different ways to consistently simplify the lives of others and create value for them and the kid.