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“Figure out what you like doing then find out how you can make money doing it, then just let your passion drive your business.”
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Since then, the dapper kidpreneur has made a deal on Shark Tank, and continues to run a successful ecommerce store on Shopify — with the help of his mom, of course. She’s an employee of the business, as is his grandmother.
“Knowing how to start and run a business is very empowering and gives kids the tools to be successful, responsible, and engaged adults. Almost any kid business can be successful with passion, a great attitude, organization, and discipline.”
Along with her sister Toni, Sydney honed business skills before her freshman year in high school, and continues to sell her invention – animal pillows with pockets for holding cell phones or tooth fairy treasures – in her Shopify store. Sydney and Toni say the key to making the most of the many opportunities given to them is to be prepared, optimistic, and confident.
She ships her own eco-friendly designs worldwide, and even caught the eye of Entrepreneur magazine. Maya’s Ideas was born out of the founder’s passion for technology and the environment.
“Learn business and life skills while doing what you already do in your spare time. Earning extra money for tuition is gravy.”
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