Invest in the future.  Invest in our youth.From time to time, I scour the net looking for all things that pertain to Dale Carnegie, public speaking and sales training. I even have my Google alerts turned on (by the way, if you don’t know how to do that, send me email or leave a message down below and I’ll help you through it).

At any rate, I came across this blog down in Dallas. They are offering a program that we have offered in the past and will offer again this summer.

Entitled Generation Next, it’s a program designed for the young adult and focuses on the teachings of Dale Carnegie. Naturally, there will be some public speaking and there will be a focus on the human relations principles.

What I’m really excited about with this program, however, is the beginnings of a business education for young people just entering the business world.

When you stop to think about the founders of Facebook (Mark Zuckerberg), Google (Larry Page and Sergey Brin), Dell (Michael Dell), and even Microsoft (Bill Gates), they were all in their early 20s when they created and nurtured their then fledgling enterprises.

When we consider the differences between these young people and the majority of our youth today who haven’t started some entrepreneurial venture, we find that the difference is not capital, but rather:

  1. Initiative
  2. A love for what they do
  3. Communication skills
  4. Selling skills
  5. Leadership skills
  6. A healthy dose of moxy

The Dale Carnegie Generation Next program is about more than getting young adults the self-confidence to speak in front of a group. It’s about giving them a chance to make their mark on the world.

The description of the Dallas program is here. Give it a review and then let me know if you want to be kept up to date on program times and dates in Ohio by either leaving a comment below or filling in the form on the sidebar.