By Robb Matox
Entrepreneurship is much more than setting up a business in the hope of profit. Besides building a particular product or launching a service, entrepreneurship involves creative problem-solving. Entrepreneurs seek a profitable way to fill the people’s needs and thus, make their lives better. That is why homeschooling is a type of entrepreneurship in itself. Indeed, homeschoolers are those who have realized that traditional education fails to fit their needs; they have decided to develop their own voice and choose topic ideas for academic papers that personally interest them. Thus, there are several reasons proving that homeschooling is like entrepreneurship.
1. Homeschoolers take action.
Entrepreneurs never sit back and relax. Instead of waiting for their plans to become a reality, they take action. Similarly, homeschoolers are known to be self-starters. While others continue to critique a local school, homeschoolers develop an alternative.
2. Homeschoolers do not settle.
It is well-known that the majority of people settle if current options fail to meet their specific needs. However, both homeschoolers and entrepreneurs refuse to choose from the available options. Instead, being a homeschooler, I always develop completely new alternative solutions, even when I write my book report or solve a math puzzle.
3. Homeschoolers are not afraid to go against the grain.
Both entrepreneurs and homeschoolers initiate projects that the majority of people would find too risky and complicated. Still, the difficulties cannot stop them from creating a beneficial solution and providing assistance to people.
4. Homeschoolers are able to adapt to change.
A good entrepreneur always adjusts his business plan until in order to meet the needs of a client. If he wants to stay successful, he has to adapt continually. Homeschoolers are no different. Both parents and students likewise have to adapt to their own unique needs.
5. Homeschooling is a lifestyle.
For an entrepreneur, there is no clocking out. It’s much more than just a job. At any time, you have to be ready to react. Similarly, for a homeschooler, learning never stops once the bell rings. Indeed, homeschooling becomes a lifestyle for people practicing it.
Thus, since homeschoolers are driven by curiosity and love to learn new information, they make great entrepreneurs in the future. Indeed, they do not mind going their own unique way and adapt to changes easily.