As many entrepreneurs with young children know, running a business is no small feat. Many are on call every day, every hour while balancing kid’s activities, school events and all the colds and flus. Answering calls at 10 pm, trying to stay professional in a hushed voice so not to wake the kids. The job of running a business calls for 12 + hour days, most days. But most wouldn’t trade it for the world because all that hard work pays off.
Being taught about work ethic and self-sufficiency at young age can help children develop life-long skills. As parents, we show our children how hard we work, in hopes that they will one day work just as hard for their own families.
HCBD is excited to announce our first annual Young Entrepreneur Challenge (YEC). YEC provides $50 start up funding to 20 young entrepreneurs to run a beverage stand. YEC entrepreneurs get to be creative in their product offerings and location of choice. Every dollar earned (including the $50 start up funding) is retained by the YEC entrepreneur. In addition, the top 3 entrepreneurs with highest revenue and social media likes will receive additional prizes.
YEC help children be introduced to business concepts and develop skills like: