Young Entrepreneur Spotlight - Proving that age doesn't matter. Maya Penn - Entrepreneur. Cartoonist. Designer. Philanthropist?

Young Entrepreneur Spotlight (YES!) – Entrepreneur. Cartoonist. Designer. Philanthropist?

Maya Penn does it all. She built her first website using HTML. She created an animated superhero cartoon called “The Pollenators”. She started an eco-friendly, environmentally sustainable, fashionable accessories and clothing business! Aaaannnnd she created a non-profit called Maya’s Ideas 4 the Planet, an organization that “strives to help the community, spread environmental awareness and encourage young girls to follow their dreams in non-traditional fields.” All by the time she turned 15. It can be done […]

There’s no such thing as failure

One of the biggest fears kids have when it comes to starting a business is that they are going to fail.  Hey, we adults aren’t much different! I can think back to when you I started my first business.  I  had all these thoughts racing around my  mind: Maybe I don’t have enough education, experience or degrees. Lots of people are already doing this. What makes me different? What if I run out of money? I will […]