“You got to figure out how to deal with failure … You make mistakes and the most important thing, just like in sports, is that you learn from the mistake.”
“I quit my job with the intention of creating something that makes me proud.”
I believe good news has a power to change minds to do something to make the world better. Only knowing problems exist is not enough. We need to know the way to cause positive impact, and I know many people in Latin America who are doing it!
When I was young and I was studying English, one of my favorite exercises was the “True or False.” Finding out if the information presented was real or not was something that I loved. I had to check what was presented, the context, etc. Although I don’t take English classes anymore, I have the feeling I’m doing this exercise every day.
Há muitos anos, quando eu estudava inglês, uma das atividades que mais gostava era “Verdadeiro ou Falso”. Descobrir se a informação apresentada era real ou não era algo que me encantava.
I’m Andre Pitts, a 26-year-old Belizean. As a developing nation, Belize has its fair share of challenges: an unstable economy, high crime rate, and high unemployment as well as underemployment. One of the biggest challenges is the inability of parents to pay for their children’s education and associated expenses. In the village that I live … Read More »
Professor Michael Goldberg discussed the “entrepreneurial mindset” in a Facebook Live chat with young leaders and entrepreneurs from across Latin America & the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa, sharing advice on how to launch and grow their businesses and create change in their communities.
YLAI Network member Mauricio Talbott Fajardo shares how businesses can succeed in an evolving marketplace.
Mauricio Talbott Fajardo ¡Hasta el 80 por ciento de los emprendimientos dejan de existir antes de cumplir 3 años! ¿No es aterrador? Bueno, esto es lo que impulsa a todos a poner manos en el asunto y prepararse para sobrevivir. Cuando era niño, las empresas tenían 50, 60 y más de 100 años, ahora las … Read More »
Advice for entrepreneurs from 2017 YLAI Fellow and restauranteur Rebeca Levia from El Salvador.