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I wouldn't mind at all! Use whatever helps.

I was just thinking to myself today about how the education system here in the US teaches students that if they take classes and get a diploma the next logical step is to go and ask other people for a job. Alternatively, shouldn't we be teaching students to take on the mindset of being productive and meeting a need in their community, whether it means building something or providing a service. We should be teaching students to be productive rather than teaching them to be employees. This idea sounds like a good way to head in that direction.

"Entrepreneur" seems to most often be used to describe the people that have innovative or unique business or ideas. However, I think the EiR can also be used to help foster more conventional trades like cabinet makers or restaurants. We should be training people to create value with the skills that they have.

I think this idea has a lot of potential. Good work!


Tim commented on Local Lore Treasure Hunt

I saw your concept and thought of something called Mice on Main in Greenville, SC. It started out as a children's book and then a local artist made some bronze mouse sculptures that are now located up and down main street. Its neat to see the local artist's work and some of the local shops downtown are also selling mice on main merchandise.

I think this shows the concept is definitely feasible. Lets see where it can go from here!