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By Max Yoder, the co-founder and general manager of Lesson.ly and its nonprofit arm, The First Fund If we can help kids understand that entrepreneurship isn’t some magical thing that only certain people can do, but a process that anyone can be a part of, we can empower the next generation to build their own […]

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Ken Honeywell is owner and creative director of Well Done Marketing. He’s created advertising for all sorts of businesses—including lemonade stands. “I’ve never heard of Lemonade Day.” “I don’t know how to find your lemonade stand.” “I have no idea why I should buy your lemonade.” Fortunately, these are all problems that can be solved […]

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Written by Andy Medley, Co-Founder of PERQ Marketing Too often we ignore what we’re teaching our kids. Sure, we teach them to add and subtract, but we forget to teach them how they should approach life. In most cases, we teach them that they should wait until work is handed to them, do the work, […]

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Jenny Lear, one half of the blogging team over at Fortville Mama, and her 8-year-old “little man” are participating in Lemonade Day Indianapolis for the first time. She will post updates about their lemonade journey from now until Lemonade Day on May 17. It’s been a fun couple of weeks for little man and me […]

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Sabrina Straub is the Troop Leader for Daisy Scout Troop 294, which meets at Speedway Christian Church on the west side of Indianapolis. The troop, in its second year, has decided to participate in its first Lemonade Day. Here is Sabrina’s first blog post about the girls’ lemonade experience. This year our Girl Scout Daisy […]

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Entrepreneur and software executive Mike Langellier serves as president and CEO of TechPoint, Indiana’s technology growth initiative. As Orr Fellows, my wife Carrie and I both had amazing experiences in and around entrepreneurship at the start of our careers. Those experiences led to me co-founding my own software startup before taking the helm here at […]

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Goal-setting is an important first step in thinking about starting a lemonade business. Of course, you want to make a profit from selling your lemonade…but what will you do with the money? At Lemonade Day Indianapolis, we tell kids to think about three kinds of goals:  · Spending Goals  · Sharing Goals  · Saving Goals […]

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Jenny Lear, one half of the blogging team over at Fortville Mama, and her 8-year-old “little man” are participating in Lemonade Day Indianapolis for the first time. She will post updates about their lemonade journey from now until Lemonade Day on May 17. We started our Lemonade Day journey this week. Little man is thrilled, […]

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Last night, we kicked off the Lemonade Day 2014 “season” with sponsors, community partners and key volunteers at Flat 12 Bierwerks. We had a blast! Flat 12 brewed a special lemon beer for the occasion and we had BeeSweet lemonade shipped in from Austin Texas. Actually, you need to check out BeeSweet, a company started […]

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Lemonade Day is coming up on May 17th! I’m a huge fan of this event and I’m excited to play my part in it. In order to kick off Lemonade Day sign-ups in the Greater Indianapolis area I am want to share my top three reasons why Lemonade Day is great for kids: 1) It fosters the entrepreneurial spirit. Entrepreneurial skills can […]