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Me, Inc. - Build an Army of One, Unleash Your Inner Rock God, Win in Life and Business by Gene Simmons

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Kid Entrepreneurs

“I started the site when I was nineteen. I didn’t know much about business back then.”

MARK ZUCKERBERG

founder, chairman, and CEO of Facebook

If you have kids, get them started on being entrepreneurs.

The old cliché—the lemonade stand—is a good place to start.

Your kids have to figure out how much lemons cost. How much sugar costs. They have to put in their own sweat equity, that is, work. They have to figure out how much to charge for their product so they will have a profit in the end. Also, where do they sell the lemonade to get in front of as many people as possible, and at what time?

Turn your kids’ hobbies into an entrepreneurial project.

I did.

I bought and sold comic books, and made a few thousand dollars. That amount ...

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