Single mom entrepreneur makes millions with lunchbox idea: The Saturday Weekend Review #86

BACK TO SCHOOL IDEAS   I’ve always believed that an entrepreneur has to believe in their product more than anyone else to get it off the ground. How many times do you have an idea in your head and think if only I could make a proto-type and sell it to make millions? I’m the worst for not caring about turning my ideas into something more even though I hear my wife once in a while say, “That’s a brilliant idea”. Who knows maybe I am flushing money down the toilet but it takes a special person to want to run with their ideas. I bet there have been many occasions something has popped into your head although it doesn’t necessarily mean it will be a hit, but what if it was?   Entrepreneurial ideas   Becoming and entrepreneur is not an easy task and even young entrepreneurs must have the same devotion to their ideas as an adult. Coming up with good entrepreneur ideas are the end all be all for some people who hang out in social entrepreneurial groups where they might chat about their ideas and help each other bring their dreams to life. Owning a small […]

The Saturday Weekend Review #20-The Young Cookie Selling Entrepreneur

No Cookie Monster hiding in this post.. just cookie selling and one interesting day. Since it’s the Victoria Day long weekend we decided to get up early and battle the garage sales. I spent 10 minutes last night jotting down the info in our garage sale route list so we knew exactly where we are going. Half of the battle is getting to the garage sales the other half is finding something you need for a great price. As we made our path from sale to sale and picked up a few items that we could certainly put to good use we stumbled upon some other experiences along the way. The first garage sale we stopped at was raising money for cancer research. Each year a garage sale  is organized with a few neighbours who bring all their unwanted luxuries to to sell. We found most of the garage sale items reasonably priced and for good reason, overpriced items end up back in the house. They also had some amazing baked goods up for offer such as monster cookies and brownies. Selling cookies for Cancer research seemed like a great way to help spread awareness in hopes one day they can […]

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