Author: Adam Toren

How Role-Modeling Helps Kidpreneurs Excel

How Role-Modeling Helps Kidpreneurs Excel

Raise your hand if you ever heard your parents say this oldie but goody: “Do as I say, not as I do.” While this phrase may often be said in jest, plenty of kids can tell stories of how their parent’s words and actions didn’t always seem to align.  And how confusing that was to

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Stop Micromanaging Kids, Start Empowering Them

Stop Micromanaging Kids, Start Empowering Them

The remarkable benefits of play, trial and error, and risk taking in raising confident kids. The helicopter parent. The hoverer. The overparenter. While social media has painted a not-so-pretty picture of overprotective parents, the reality is we have all been there at some point. You know you’ve been a helicopter parent if any of this

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8 Things Kids Can Teach You About Business

8 Things Kids Can Teach You About Business

Richard Branson. Elon Musk. Grandpa Joe. It’s not hard for me to rattle off the names of successful people who have inspired me along my journey of entrepreneurship. From their stories and legacies, I have learned enduring tenets of what it takes to own and grow a business (or two). But rewind a handful of

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These Sister Kidpreneurs are da Bomb with their Bath Fizzers Business

Isabel and Caroline Bercaw are sisters who started their bath fizzers business, da Bomb Bath Fizzers, when they were just 10 and 11 years old. Now, as teenagers of 14 and 15, the pair have a multi-million-dollar business that’s growing leaps and bounds. We had a chance to talk with these sisters recently, and it’s obvious

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Star Wars for Startups: A Guide to Building Your Team

What does Star Wars have to do with business—much less startups? Turns out, there are some lessons for all entrepreneurs to use courtesy of the Force. Take Luke Skywalker: he learns to listen to those around him, to inspire trust and confidence. Those are the qualities that any great CEO knows are essential to building

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Kidpreneur Rachel Zietz Is Building Better Lacrosse Equipment

Rachel Zietz loved Lacrosse but got fed-up with the products on the market that were constantly falling apart and needing to be replaced or repaired. She kept thinking Lacrosse would be a whole lot more enjoyable with equipment that actually worked and lasted for a long time. So she did what any teenage kidpreneur does…

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Meet The 15-Year Old Innovator Who Reinvented Water

 Carter Kostler saw some disturbing statistics about childhood obesity that he didn’t like. He witnessed first hand at his own school the rampant consumption of sugary sport and soda drinks by kids and new this was a leading contributor to obesity and diabetes in kids. He decided decided to innovate a solution from something he

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Five Great Habits That Kidpreneurs Should Start Building Right Now

You’ve read the book, you’ve got your idea, but now you’ve got to start living the kidpreneur lifestyle to back it up. Whether you end up starting your own business or not, it’s important to build your life around good habits. Spending a weekend fragging noobs in Call of Duty, though tempting, isn’t going to

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"You've heard the saying, 'It's never too late.' We say, 'It's never too early!'"

~ Adam & Matthew Toren