Gosport mum allows small children get their enterprise suggestions off the ground

Cheryl Dodd, 42 from Gosport, supported daughter Issy, 11, in obtaining her slime company, Sassy Slimes, off the floor.

Now, Cheryl is hoping to encourage other kids to get into business, with her new BizKidz initiative.

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Cheryl Dodd, founder of BizKidz, with daughter Issy, who set up her own slime business last year.  Picture: Paul Jacobs/pictureexclusive.com
Cheryl Dodd, founder of BizKidz, with daughter Issy, who established up her possess slime company very last year. Photograph: Paul Jacobs/pictureexclusive.com

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Given that launching it, she has served kids as young as 7 a long time old get started up their personal organizations, from lip glosses to bathtub bombs and even 3D printing.

Cheryl said: ‘It has been an complete joy to see them all flourish and I’m so energized for this round of youthful business people we are heading to be supporting.

‘I really feel passionately that this sort of schooling is priceless and I am at odds with the point that the schooling system normally takes children on a journey through college to higher education to university to employment.

‘I want kids to know that setting up a enterprise is achievable for them and could also be a feasible path for their future.’

With a blended finding out strategy mixing videos, get the job done publications and interactive periods, little ones are encouraged to get the job done proactively on their organization concepts.

In the beginning, the training course was set up for young children who experienced fallen out of appreciate with the schooling program – but Cheryl claims young children from all walks of lifetime are now benefitting from turning into business owners, in additional strategies than a person.

She claimed: ‘Ownership of their upcoming route and aims makes a large effect on their lives.

‘To empower kids to find out their way produces success and in convert builds self esteem, resilience and so quite a few additional life competencies.

‘If you are experience disconnected with your kid’s discovering, having anything new to study with each other can be seriously fascinating, and I have actually loved attractive time put in with my daughter receiving enthusiastic about her options, and supporting her on her new journey.’

Cheryl is no stranger to business enterprise, owning both equally ballet and gymnastics organizations alongside her BizKidz initiative.

A information from the Editor, Mark Waldron

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