Below is an exerpt from my book “Billionaire in Training.” This is a sample of the teachings that I gave at Prairie Meadows on Wednesday, October 24.
So often I meet people who think they’re in business for themselves, and yet by my definition, they’re not. Let me explain. read more
Information: At this first stage being information the entrepreneur needs education in his choice area or interest. “Education” is a broad term that can have many meanings, but it is generally defined as the process of learning and acquiring information.
Entrepreneurship is a system of being self-employ with no breakdown as being condition with the problem, situation or challenges of unemployment in a given system. An entrepreneur is an agent of change.
According to the 2011 EFA Global Monitoring Report, in 2008 there were about 796 million illiterate adults worldwide, more than half of them living in South and West Asia, two thirds being girls and women, and another 67 million school-age children that were out-of-school, of which over 26 million residing in Asia and the Pacific.
The United Nations Literacy Decade 2003-2012 has been a major effort to attain literacy for all. The UNESCO Literacy Initiative for Empowerment (LIFE) programme, launched in 2005 as operational mechanism for achieving the UNLD goals has targeted countries with the greatest literacy needs: 35 nations with literacy rates of less than 50 percent and/or a population with more than 10 million adult illiterates. In Asia and the Pacific, nine countries participate in the LIFE initiative: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, People’s Republic of China, India, Indonesia, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Nepal, Pakistan and Papua New Guinea.
When introduced, LIFE foresaw a mid-term evaluation after 5 years to review the progress and impact of literacy initiatives. As part of their regional technical and advisory support to improve literacy rates, UNESCO Bangkok and UIL conducted a formative mid-term evaluation of LIFE implementation in all 9 LIFE countries in the region to:
The publication on “Literacy initiative for empowerment (LIFE) 2010 – Regional mid-term evaluation: Summary Report”, published by UNESCO Bangkok, provides a summary of this Mid-term evaluation.