How important is it for kids to have an entrepreneurial mindset? We’ll look at that in our Thought of the Day. And in our interview segment, noted entrepreneur, television host, and author, JJ Ramberg shows us that the business principles important to a 5th grader’s business can benefit them for the remainder of their lives. That and more on today’s show.
Bob’s Thought of the Day
- The value of understanding business principles, whether you are an entrepreneur or an intrapreneur (working within another person’s business).
- Why childhood is an ideal time to learn entrepreneurial principles.
- The value of experiencing both the rewards and the consequences of their actions and decisions… even for something like a lemonade stand.
Interview with JJ Ramberg
- Why teaching financial literacy to kids is so important.
- The importance of understanding the value of a product or service.
- Why JJ and her co-authors used a story format to teach the principles in their book.
- How JJ used lessons learned from her business experience within the story.
- Several powerful business lessons that can help create the environment for a lifetime of success.
- What JJ hopes kids will take away from the book.
- How the book is a microcosm of adult businesses.
- How the Gumdrop plugin can save you money and help causes you care about.
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- The Startup Club by JJ Ramberg, Melanie Staggs, and S. Taylor
- “Your Business with JJ Ramberg” on MSNBC
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About the Book
The Go-Giver tells the story of an ambitious young man named Joe who yearns for success. Joe is a true go-getter, though sometimes he feels as if the harder and faster he works, the further away his goals seem to be. Joe learns that shifting his focus from getting to giving — constantly and consistently creating value for others — leads to exceptional returns.
Rapidly going from national bestseller to global phenomenon, The Go-Giver has gained a devoted following with over a million copies sold. It’s utilized as a resource in major corporations to small businesses, in schools and churches, in book clubs, and more. Nearly a decade since its original publication, this timeless story continues to help its readers find fulfillment and greater success in business, in their personal lives and in their communities.