By Geri Stengel, creator of Guiding Women Entrepreneurs
When you sign up for a box of Thin Mints or Samoas, do you realize that you just helped an entrepreneur-in-training? And that she and the 100-year-old Girl Scout organization may have some ideas that could help your business.
Every year, Girl Scout troops across the nation set up small businesses and learn some timeless lessons in basic entrepreneurship. Maybe that’s why more than ⅔ of Us Congresswomen have “Girl Scout” on their resumes and 80% of women business owners were Girl Scouts.
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