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Mothers of Misfits Podcast Episode 4

4: Corporate Misfit: When your child isn’t cut out for a traditional career | Alex Kuhn

entrepreneurship Mar 24, 2020

Summary:

Alex Kuhn shares how you can foster the entrepreneurial strengths of your child, and his personal story of quitting his “normal” job to become an international business coach.

Quotes:

  • “Every time a car came down the road, I put my sign in the middle, the cars would break and they might scream, ‘what the heck are you doing?!’ And I’d say buy a cucumber, and that was my first ‘business job’ in life.” – Alex Kuhn
  • “It’s important for anybody of any age, especially kids, to talk about the end results, not how we get there.” – Emily Melious
  • “Having the ability to be tenacious with what I was passionate about, allowed me and gave me this intuitive skill to truly tap into what other people’s intuitive desires, dreams, and goals were.” – Alex Kuhn
  • “I think that most leaders in general, specifically entrepreneurial leaders, are misfits.” – Alex Kuhn

Highlights:

  • 1:18-8:04 – Alex’s experience at school as a misfit
  • 13:28-14:09 – Misfits as leaders
  • 16:02-19:50 – Jumping into the game of entrepreneurship
  • 21:07-31:12 – How can parents trust their misfit kids?

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