My sister and I operated lemonade stands over the years in our neighborhood. In retrospect, operating a stand on an out-of-the-way street in the middle of a neighborhood wasn’t the best marketing strategy. I am grateful we had anyone stop by at all, but we had fun setting it up and running it together."
As Mayor Bynum mentioned in his Q&Aid earlier this week, location can be a critical factor in whether or not your business (or Lemon-Aid stand) is successful.
Purpose. I’ve spent most of my career trying to make Tulsa a better place to live. I think that’s why I’m here. And it’s a determination to see that through to the finish that keeps me going, knowing that I’m working towards a greater goal."
Elliot's story is inspiring. He took the things that he loves in life and has been able to make a very successful career out of it. For many, this is the ultimate dream. But it takes a lot of hard work, focus and commitment. And it doesn't happen overnight.
So what can you do to get start on your entrepreneurial journey -- or even with your Lemon-Aid stand?
FIND YOUR PURPOSE