Why you should fail like a 3rd Grader

I sat cross-legged on the floor with a dozen 3rd-graders last week to answer questions about the businesses they were building for an upcoming school startup fair. These kids didn’t have any reason to be gentle with my ego, and they asked some of the hardest-hitting questions I’ve heard.

After we problem-solved about how to get their kindergarten-aged potential customers to wait in line (entertain them!) and how to calculate your costs (they totally get fixed and variable costs!) one of them dropped a bomb.

“How do we keep our business from falling apart?”

She reached out her hand, almost instinctively it seemed, to her friend and co-founder seated beside her on the alphabet carpet.

Out of the mouths of babes.

Read what they said on ExitEvent.