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BizSmart Entrepreneur Challenge: The Silicon Valley Way Innovation and Design Challenge: Zurich, Switzerland

Camp BizSmart returns to Zurich, Switzerland Oct. 4-8, 2021 to present an unique entrepreneur experience for young idea makers and world shakers. In partnership with Nina Reinhart, the managing director for Camp BizSmart Europe, BizSmart Global will present: Camp BizSmart Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship Workshop at Kantonsschule Hottingen and Zurich International School. The Camp BizSmart workshop has been presented to Kantonsschule Hottingen high school students for more than 7 years.  The workshop has been so popular that this year, in addition to the workshop held at Hottingen School, a simultaneous workshop will also be offered to high school students at Zurich International School. Dr. Mike Gibbs, CEO and Founder of Camp BizSmart and […]

Why Critical Thinking Skills Are Essential for Success in Life and Business

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This is the first blog in a series about the seven essential skills for success in life and in this competitive business environment. In business, there are lots of factors that create success, these include things like business plans, investors, and employee satisfaction. A lot of small businesses tend to forget about the last one, whilst they are trying to build their empire, but this is a very important factor. An incentive to work for a lot of employees is their benefits and PTO, but what is PTO? It stands for ‘Paid Time Off’ and is a great way for staff to feel valued and want to stay and work […]

Financial Times Interviews Camp BizSmart Founders

Do students who participate in business and entrepreneur training develop skills that will prepare them for future success? This question and many more were posed to Dr. Mike Gibbs, founder and CEO and Peggy Gibbs, cofounder and COO of Camp BizSmart recently by Emma Jacobs, business life writer for the Financial Times. “Kids want real-world skills,” Dr. Gibbs said in the interview, which is why Camp BizSmart, a business and entrepreneur academy, relies on successful executives as mentors and coaches to share their insight & experience to guide students as they work to create innovative products to solve real customer needs. In a review of Walter Issacson’s book “The Innovators”, […]