Picture from: http://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/962167/start-a-lemonade-stand
Buying two glasses of lemonade from 2 children who had set up their little stand near a park got me thinking. Could it be their first brush with business. The first pound they make!
Encouraging fun activities at an early age that bring out the creativity and entrepreneurial drive of children is potentially the driver to this centuries large issue of a workforce looking for employment. Could it be this simple fun activity could help us raise a generation of job creators rather than just generation after generation of job seekers!
Lemonade stands and such little weekend ventures by kids will not only help them learn a bit more about business but also other passions, be it food and drink, fitness, social interactions and confidence! The positives are many, but definitely something that needs supervision and of course encouragement and support from the parent (who all have dreams of one day having their own business, but no plan!)
Lemonade could save this century, I’ll drink to that!