The Girl Scouts have been selling cookies for almost 100 years. As a former Girl Scout, I recall selling them, and now as an adult, a year doesn’t go by without buying several boxes.
Girl Scout Cookies are more than a sugary annual purchase, they are also a lesson in entrepreneurship. Let’s bite into the six lessons of success hidden within the cookies.
1. Who you buy from matters
Why do you buy Girl Scout Cookies? I’m guessing that you are like me and find it difficult to say no to a kid with entrepreneurial spirit. Always conscience of the calories I consume, I rarely eat the cookies I buy, which means I am not buying them for the product, I’m supporting an young entrepreneur.