Category: Business Advice

A Guide to 50 Creative Business Ideas for Kids

A Guide to 50 Creative Business Ideas for Kids

A Guide to 50 Creative Business Ideas for Kids Encouraging kids to pursue their business ideas and solutions has benefits far beyond just financial. Critical life skills – including those that impact the emotional, physical, and mental wellbeing of children –  are gained when kids are well-supported in starting their own business and in seeing

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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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How to become a YouTuber and published author at 6 years old

Isha Pani (Ice to her family and friends) is six years old. Like most kids, she loves playing with her friends, dressing up American Girl dolls, and solving puzzles. Ice is a swimmer, ice skater, ballerina, and gymnast. She’s also a YouTuber and the author of the cookbook Elementary Cooking: Fun Ways to Introduce Cooking

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7 Keys for Finding Awesome Mentors for Kidpreneurs

7 Keys for Finding Awesome Mentors

There are about a million things people will say are critical for your success as an entrepreneur. Having a great idea to start with is important, and so is stamina, education, and an ability to persevere through the tough times, just to name a few. But I have always thought that perhaps the most important

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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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Kidpreneurs at Work: The Arizona Children’s Business Fair

Every year, the Arizona Children’s Business Fair takes over downtown Phoenix. Strewn with nearly 150 booths, the Arizona Center is temporarily the place to be for young entrepreneurs – or Kidpreneurs – of all backgrounds, who have three hours to sell products they’ve made themselves or with friends or parents. The Arizona Children’s Business Fair

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5 Ways To Teach Your Kids To Be Kidpreneurs

5 Ways To Teach Your Kids To Be Kidpreneurs

Do you find it difficult to explain to your kids what an Entrepreneur does? Entrepreneurial curriculum is rarely a part of the formalized education system in the USA, so exposing your kids to Entrepreneurship will likely be a process you begin at home. Some say its never too late, but we say its never too

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