Recession = Good News for Tweens & Teens?
At least according to this UK Telegraph story, the recession might be a great opportunity and change of pace for maturing tweens and teens everywhere.
“I think this recession is a good thing,” says Lee Ambrose-Brunskill, mother of 15-year-old Brandon. “People have had a wake-up call – children used to be given absolutely everything.”
With their disposable incomes drying up and fewer handouts from their parents, teens are turning into entrepreneurs as they generate revenue streams to find the flexible cash they crave.
OneSeventeen Media’s co-founders are all entrepreneurs themselves, and our team loves the idea of an an entrepreneurial wakening among youth. The world’s best ideas come from the type of innovative thinking required for successful entrepreneurs. I can’t think of any paradigm-shifting ideas that arose from “thinking inside the box.”
(Image by Clara Molden and found on the Telegraph website here)