This week in small business: Future entrepreneurs, 10% entrepreneurs, and Donald Trump…

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It looks like a lot of people are thinking about entrepreneurship right now. I’m especially heartened by the fact that some of them are working on ways to teach our youth about being a successful entrepreneur.

Entrepreneurship, startups, and innovation

One tech entrepreneur sees coding as a way for underprivileged young men and women to achieve their dreams. And in the bigger picture, all parents should take time to bring out the entrepreneurial skills in their children.

If you’re a little afraid of jumping into your startup idea full time, read this article on the “10% entrepreneur.” Related to this is this piece on going from intrapreneur to entrepreneur.

Are you guilty of these five mistakes entrepreneurs commonly make?

Marketing and sales

They’ve been with us for 10 years, but right now it’s beginning to look like podcasts are the new blogs.

Love him or hate him, Donald Trump can teach all of us a few things about marketing and branding. Here are nine proven strategies.

Big data can be daunting for a small business. Carol Roth gives you eight steps for harnessing it.

Matt Roche, CEO of Extole, makes the case that peer-to-peer marketing is more powerful than influencer marketing.

Are you out there doing it all on your own? If so, you’ll appreciate these five content marketing tips for solopreneurs.

Anyone who markets to moms needs to read this article on how Facebook may be the key to reaching your demographic.

Leadership, management, and productivity

Need to expand? Consider financing the project with the SBA.

Check out these productivity tips for anyone who works from home.

Politics, government, and the economy

Good news for small business owners: Two surveys show that the U.S. economy is building momentum.