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Videos

BBC Bitesize Enterprise (video) (opens a new window)
The skills and qualities of a successful entrepreneur – 3 mins. There are also links to other resources to complement the video.

BBC Bitesize Enterprise #2 (video) (opens a new window)
A panel of business experts discuss what motivates someone to start their own business – 2 mins 40 sec.

Teachers TV: Secondary PSHE – Self-Employment (opens a new window)
This video will be very useful as a lesson starter for helping pupils to understand and discuss self-employment.

Dominic McVey’s Top Tips For Becoming An Entrepreneur (opens a new window)
Dom was a millionaire by the age of 15, so knows what he is talking about. Watch his top tips for business success.

Take It On: Entrepreneur Dominic McVey (opens a new window)
Dominic was a millionaire at the age of 15. Watch his story and get inspired. For more info about the Academy head to http://bbc.in/r11xacademy (opens a new window)

Follow Your Dreams: Be an Entrepreneur (opens a new window)
Watch this inspiring Networking Star video that promotes entrepreneurship. You can be successful. Are you willing to do what it takes? Follow your dreams and make it happen.

Top 10 Self-Made Teen Millionaires (opens a new window)
It’s rare to find a self-made teenage millionaire. If you find someone young and rich, it’s mostly due to inherited wealth. This video takes a look at the top 10 self-made teen millionaires.

iPhone application developer… and 6th grader | Thomas Suarez | TEDxManhattanBeach (opens a new window)
Thomas Suarez is a 6th grade student at a middle school in the South Bay of Los Angeles. When Apple released the Software Development Kit (SDK), he began to create and sell his own applications. “My parents, my friends and even the people at the Apple store all supported me,” he says, “and Steve Jobs”