How can we, as educators, adequately prepare our students for the mysterious future of work? The jobs and careers we know today will either be gone or redesigned by the time current students join the workforce. It is our job to prepare young people to thrive and achieve their goals, but when the target is forever moving and technology seems to be taking over, how can we ensure their success?
The solution is actually very basic and has been around since the beginning of time: we need to nurture the entrepreneurial mindset. This is a set of skills that enables people to identify and make the most of opportunities, overcome and learn from setbacks and succeed in a variety of settings.