What is Entrepreneurship? My 9 and 7 year old kids started a lemonade stand this weekend so I sat down with the elder of the two for a short interview. Come see what the minds of budding entrepreneurs have to say.
What is Entrepreneurship?
Yesterday I interviewed my 9 year old after having a taste of entrepreneurship. She and her younger sister decided to set up a Lemon-ade stand at camp.
Now as this is often about location, they had the right idea as it was right next to the marina where boaters drove by and often stopped to fill up their boats with gas.
Some even stopped for the refreshing beverage.
In our 4 minute interview on July 5, 2014 I am humored when she asks me what I meant when I used the word “entrepreneurship” and I am sure many people out there who do not know what it means either.
It is time that everyone learns what it means and takes action to help themselves in the future by actively sharing what they are passionate about and helping others.
Some take a ways you might pick up from this video are that you do need to take your time and have patience, especially when you are first getting started in your journey towards entrepreneurship and that working with your younger siblings might not always be the best choice for you in the beginning.
Rather ironic that this should come out the day after the tenth anniversary of September 11th. There is no time like the present to prepare yourself. As they say, Expect the best, prepare for the worst.
I would write more, but I think I will go trim some more bushes!
As I was checking out my facebook wall this morning I came across a friends message who said “I need some retail therapy, I tried shopping for new scrubs on line and it didn’t work!” Perhpas she just did not find the right place online, so I figured, hey! Why not do a little post on Scrubs!
One of my favorite things is to sit and watch shows like Grey’s Anatomy with my wife every Thursday night. We use to be into ER, but that changed of course. As a HS biology teacher, I often refer to cases that appear in Grey’s Anatomy. Now you would think that a great show like this would want to keep their characters fashionable, in which they do of course, so someone in the medical profession who is required to wear scrubs would want to look their best as well at work!
Did you know that Grey’s Anatomy Professional Scrub Wear by Barco is available
Depeding on the type of medical profession you are in, you might want to look a little more serious (or plain) though with the medical fields dealing with animals and kids it is almost expected you have something on that looks fun and inviting. The whole point of course is to get these scared little ones to like and trust you and what better way to do that by making them sit at ease with something they can relate to…not that the dog really knows who Sponge Bob Square Pants is!
Lifeuniform.com offers scrubs and more for men, women and students. They have scrub tops and pants of course, but also have lab coats as well. For accessories they range from socks to bags and totes, stethoscopes, frosted utility scissors, retractamales ID badges, appreciation gifts and more. Shoes range from Dansko to Timberland, Allegria to Nursemates. In other words, my friend can definitely kill some time and have a therapy break by checking out the great stuff that Lifeuniform.com has to offer!
If you are in the medical profession, or know someone who is, send them over to Lifeuniform.com now so they can have their own therapy session as well!
Going to the Lake Placid Lacrosse Tournament for the first time ever in 2010 was worth the wait.
Having played Lacrosse for almost 30 years now with the tournament going strong for over 20, it was nice that I finally got the opportunity to head up to Lake Placid and participate on the Laxfu team which was made up of many of my old high school Lacrosse alumni from West Genesee HS, in Camillus, NY as well as some of their respective college teammates, many of which were Priceton Tigers.
Playing 4 games in 28 hours was a little interesting on the body after not really getting into the shape I wanted to be in prior to the games. Running had been bothering my knee so I figured I might as well save the pain for the tournament. A tweak here, a tightening there, a bruise or slashmark over there and I ended up making it through without a “major” injury, which is always a blessing when trying to be a weekend warrior.
Getting together with everyone was great off the field as well to be able to catch up on times and see how their families have grown (many wives, parents and children attended as well). To develop new friendships with teammates from other schools was also a great reminder of the power of lacrosse. It is such a community developer and allows for networking to blossom and has allowed many of us to be successful in our current careers.
Though going up with the intent to be competitive, which we were, just missing the championship tournament by a few points, we ended up 2-2, losing both of our afternoon games (the second of each day). One of the loses was by only 1 goal and the other was to the eventual champion, Rusty Red, a group of Cornell Alumnus (who repeated as champs). The other intent was to have a good time, which I believe all that came did, from the players to their family. I am looking forward to next year already and will get myself in a little better shape so the recovery is quicker on my aging bones!
The surroundings themselves were great, though it could have been a little warmer when we were not playing. Taking part in some of the Olympic scenery and the Jumping Center was great and my three girls loved watching the “skiers” go down the hills, leap and flip into the pool below!