Why Young Entrepreneurs Need our Attention | Harriet Hirschler

Magnus Bashaarat, headmaster of Milton Abbey School, Dorset, explains the ethos behind the school’s entrepreneur-in-residence scheme.

A friend asked me recently why it was that, over the past few years, a succession of some of the UK’s most successful entrepreneurs have been happy to leave their desks and head to deepest Dorset to spend time at Milton Abbey School, helping pupils to understand how they started their businesses. ‘Your entrepreneur-in-residence scheme must be great for the pupils, but what’s in it for the entrepreneurs?’ she asked bluntly.

My answer was that they all…

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