Instructions for education of successful entrepreneurs: mother's advice

Mother-known Internet entrepreneurs talked about their own rules, and recalled the history of education from the childhood of their sons and daughters.Participants in the study agreed: It is important not to impose stereotypes of children and give them the freedom of choice - then they would grow successful people.And if they want to become entrepreneurs.

Lucy L., mother of Leo Volozh, head of the group of commercial services, "Yandex»

Tips on education : There is a formula: The sum of the efforts of teachers, parents and students is a constant.Naturally, I wanted to give their child the best, but I believe that for children do not need to carry anything, they must deal with their own affairs.I also believe that the consequences of actions the children have to decide for yourself: Leva very like a dog, and in 12 years we're finally allowed him to have a pet.I immediately explained Levet, the responsibility will lie on it, and indeed, he himself its feed, walk, drove to the vet, I just refused to do it.And not because it was difficult, I would like to Leo felt the burden of responsibility.

In general, I believe that children need to play more, less pressure, and even better to have a couple of kids, it was not possible to exasperate each and give them the opportunity to quietly develop.

useful feature : As a child, Leo was a versatile child - went to a variety of clubs, playing chess, badminton, painting, music, English.For a time he was in math class, but I can not say that he saw the future related to technical or engineering specialties, IT, and the Internet at the time, no one thought.

Mom online : I actively use Facebook, Skype and, of course, "Yandeks.Taksi" who oversees the Lion.Sam Lev we do not really talks about the work.I do not remember that he shared with us the news about new features in the "Yandeks.Taksi", which he does.

Tatiana, mother of Dmitry Malov, COO «Rambler»

Council on Education : To the child grew successful, it should indulge attention, love and toys.When Mitya was born, we were students of his father, and all the money only let down at his son, and my sister was indignant to such waste.We've had a lot of friends, they often came to visit and it turned out that Dima childhood was surrounded by extraordinary and intelligent people, I think it also played a role.I believe that there is nothing that broadens the mind, like traveling, and we always took Dima in all trip, and did not leave with the grandmothers.As a result, he was in 10th grade went to Alaska for six months for school exchanges.

useful feature : Since childhood Dima was very focused child.A boy who is always busy with something.The best way to take him out in the first years of life was to give up markers and paper.Along with the paper to paint all around, then the markers are not water soluble, and we lived in a "painted" the walls, but the child is 9-10 months, creating the canvas.Then love for drawing was replaced by love of reading: in our family was made to read a lot.Dima was so thoughtful, so seriously sophisticated fortification erected in the sandbox that the boys in the yard respectfully called him "Professor."They knocked on the door and asked me: "A professor will walk?".Dmitry studied in art schools, some time even wanted to become an architect.But then, in high school, it's passion for programming - and that it was his main occupation in life.

Mom online : On the life of Dmitry I know now more, rather, of its publication in the "Learn", where he talks about his travels, writes stories and share photos.Frankly, the online technology, I probably "tea."

Alexander Solomonovna, mother Alexei Ametova, co-founder of Look At Media

Council on Education : «We never said the child" no ", believing that he should try everything, so, by the way, Alex tried all sorts of clubs.However, I do not want to see his son, a journalist and still worry that he chose such a path.It seemed to me that a man should be the breadwinner in the family, to stand firmly on his feet, but is unlikely such a risky and difficult profession, as a journalist, could give such an opportunity.

doubt that our child has to keep pace with the times, we did not have.The first computer in our family, as I recall, came when Alex was in the seventh grade.I - a teacher, my husband - a doctor, so an expensive new computer could not afford, so we decided to buy a used, according to the announcement.We scraped together the required amount of "tens", "five" and very little thing, spread money Lesha room on the floor - that's the way I am and remember the picture he is sitting on the carpet and recalculates bills and coins ...

Mom online : Nowthanks Lesha we are very active Internet users.Even my 85-year-old mother.I registered in the most popular social networks - to know what my child - what drives the conference, talks about what lives.Friends, peers, not too active Internet users often ask: "Are you in there ?! Instagram", and I say that when my son works in the Internet sector, this is not surprising.

Galina Sartan, mother of Anastasia Sartan, CEO and founder of TrendsBrands and Grintern

Council on Education : I have always paid much attention to the development of independence and responsibility, Nastia.Therefore, we have always believed: if Nastya something resolved, then it is responsible for his actions and their consequences.And when she told me about opening your own business, I did not think it discouraged.I trust her completely.In its very first showroom, I often went myself, and still dressed Nastya.When Nastya grew, I worked in a company associated with psychological training.I'm fond of all the new (at the time) technology, often took Nastya to visiting conferences and seminars.Frankly, I wanted to daughter went in my footsteps.Nastya grew up in an atmosphere of serious, spun in a circle of educated erudite adults and their children, she loved to read - especially books about the art in our home library.Useful feature: Nastya always knew what she wanted, and in three years to decide for itself what to do or wear.In the garden she became a champion of justice and has always defended the rights of their classmates, then continued in the same school.

Another Nastia was restless inventor - in our house had a large library, and every night my daughter and I searched for books and albums, and after I told fairy tales about princesses, but the final Nastya always inventing itself, and all the endings were different each time.

Mom online : I am an active user of Facebook and watch the operation of the present, especially for the project Grintern, where Anastasia on the board.This is a service to search for internships and interns and I myself many times picked up their trainees with it.

Marina V., mother Andrei Zaitsev-Zotov, co-founder of the service Bookmate

Council on Education : We have always been convinced that we should not plan for the future for the children - do not have to deal with a man.It will grow and will choose who wants to be in life.But, of course, I could not say that Andrew grew up in a family of physicists and engineers.It's funny that his grandmother, as an electronic engineer, participated in the creation of the first domestic semiconductor computer called "Spring."And I myself for life to process data on a computer, including work at the Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics (ITEP is now part of the NRC "Kurchatov Institute").

useful feature : Perhaps, programming and design is similar to each other.And the designers were Andrew favorite toys.Of course, model airplanes and ships it collected, but the designer - is a special thing, he gives vent to imagination, because it offers a lot of different solutions.But not everything that comes to mind, can be collected from children's designer in real life.But the virtual world - is another matter ... We can say that the character of Andrew and remains the desire to create a meaningful structure of senseless set of disparate elements.And to what extent is it possible to realize.

Mom online : I enjoy reading books by Bookmate and share your movies on Boldkit, and the films from Andryusha travel look there.All this wonderful virtual world complements our reality.Well, we, like all parents, always waiting for the real Andrew will be in Moscow and at home, and I am preparing for this moment very real charlotte and his favorite cheesecakes.

Fania Abdulhaevna, Mother Camille Kurmakaeva, co-founder Wikimart

Council on Education : Camille was the youngest child in the family, it is much younger than his two brothers: one - for 18 years, the other - at 15. So heIt has always been an example of proper behavior - us, the parents, and his brothers.And I was very pleased when, having arrived to stay home in their first university vacations from Moscow, asked the sisters to "feel free?" Camille replied that always mentally evaluated their actions and deeds of others, posing as if they appreciated us, the parents.

useful feature : He was very persistent, focused child.I guess I do not have much of time to his upbringing - we worked six days a week, and had only one day off to spend the accumulated household chores.But the family, with his father and brothers, Camille was not alone.Perhaps, in this situation, he grew so responsible.He always gets the job done.At any boyish fun of his comrades could quickly "cool down" and give up one or another activity, and Camille went to do something alone.

Most of our family members - physics.I myself a physicist, like my husband, my brother - a biophysicist and sister - an astrophysicist.Therefore not surprising that the school is excellent Camille were all exact science and especially mathematics, chemistry and physics.So what we have long thought that Camille will follow our footsteps and also become a physicist.But it happened otherwise.

Mom online : The first time Camille began his project and told me about the Internet, I knew very little.I read a lot about online technologies, reading his first interview and write unintelligible words, then to ask Camille about their meaning.He patiently explained, so that in the following our conversation I focused better.It turned out, it was akin to the concepts in mathematics: The concept, for example, a variable - and from then on this is clear.

Ludmila, mother of Pavel Cherkashin, a partner of venture fund Vestor.IN Partners

Council on Education : A child should not do things that could not do for ourselves.No need to raise human transferring it their career ambitions.It's just not fair to the child.I have never imposed the son of his views on his future, I would like him to be himself.To him life was easy, like to communicate with different people, doing things you love.Therefore, for example, I did not prevent Paul recorded at various clubs and sections, and if you do not like it, throw them.I'd rather people be disappointed in something in childhood or adolescence, than when he becomes an adult.

useful feature : I think that is what Paul is now engaged, it is very helpful to his ability to communicate and organizational skills.For example, a child Pasha had to run in the morning to milk the kitchen at the other end of Moscow - for milk, yogurt and cottage cheese for his younger brother.The children's domestic amusements was he usually took on the division of responsibilities peers preparing for something important.I remember, for example, sitting in the courtyard of the boys: "Let's launch a rocket!".Pasha said: "So, today, Tuesday - Saturday assign launch.You kleish body, and we planed matches for fuel. "Well, I certainly heard this conversation already told her husband that on Saturday need to be alert.The school Pasha became interested in tourism - and also took on the organizational responsibilities: to calculate how much food to take to the road, a route.In campaigns, he was always ready to take a decision in unexpected situations.

Mom online : I'm not very well aware of the high technology, works with Paul.Of course, he shares with me the news about their projects, but never talks about the troubles.The rhythm of life of young people today are so high that even if I understand his problem, I can offer some solution - just a few days or a week, Paul simply does not understand what I'm saying, because he already understood this difficulty.So now I do not bother son advice for me is still the most important thing to keep it himself.

Rimma Zagitovna, mother Ainura Abdulnasyrova founder LinguaLeo

Council on Education : I was lucky because everything what I have wanted to teach Ainura, he had himself been craving.Since childhood, of course, we brought him not to smoke, drink, do not bully anyone not to offend, to respect others and love to work.And then teach something concrete is not necessary.

useful feature : Link to the study he had since childhood.Preschoolers I remember him always with a book in hand.We're going somewhere by car - it reads.He sits down to dinner with the book, too.Leadership qualities were somehow immediately visible in it.His ability to communicate with people, the ability to organize their work helped him always.For example, every summer in the middle and high school, he went to summer camp (given vouchers as a boy with excellent results) - he always loved to organize concerts, he was summoned to speak with a guitar.In the classroom and the students loved him, and teacher, he was always the first.In the first year in the School of Economics, he became warden is, of course, required a lot of time - especially for the freshmen who had to settle in Moscow, to succeed in their studies and look for work.But he coped.

Mom online : I'm not too interested in technology, but has become an avid user of the tablet.However, it helps me to learn not Aynur and grandson.Grandson teaches English through the application, invented Ainur - fed lion.Well, I spy.

Natalia L., mother of Dmitry Stepanenko, founder of Hot WiFi Council on Education : When educating your child I have been following points are important: my specialty (I pediatric neurologist and hopefully versed in child psychology), experience of education in myFamily and intuition.I always want my son to grow up self-sufficient, competent, cultured man.He began to talk with her son before he was born, continued after his birth, and keep talking until now.I try to support all his initiatives, to pay attention to all his interests, hobbies, and now the creative ideas and, most importantly, do not interfere.Let's wrong, falls, rests to a standstill, but then gets up and finds the road, becoming more and more experience.

useful feature : Dima was an active child - went to a variety of clubs, finding different class.And I worried for a long time: Well, how did he choose the street life, where to go?And until then, until he took the documents to the MAI, the specialty of "comprehensive protection of information objects" (Faculty of aircraft electronics), I did not know who he is.One thing I know for sure my son organizational talent, which I now understand, and helped him to develop his company.

When he finished high school, I decided to do something to help him find a job.But the son stopped me and said, "Mom, I want to do his own thing."For me, of course, it was unexpected.I am myself a doctor, like my grandmother and aunt, but the Father-energy and grandfather and mathematics, we are all used to a stable salary, and it seemed to me that Dima will correctly go for obvious way - to get one of the companies and getting paid twiceper month - and the salary advance, have a package of social guarantees.On the other hand, I thought, after graduation Dima was only 21 years, and return to the beaten track, he always could.So a family council it was decided to support him in all his undertakings.

Mom online : Dima shares with us all the creative plans, so I was always one of the first "testers" of new ideas.

Alexander Izryadnov deputy director of the Development Fund for Internet initiatives (FRII)

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