The “Success Story” Reality Check

At Biz Kid$, we’ve followed the lives of dozens upon dozens of young entrepreneurs. Each is as impressive and inspiring as they come. And while everyone loves a good success story, sometimes the most helpful thing of all is a … read more

The Domino Artist Making a Living by Knocking Things Down

She has 2 million subscribers, has set multiple world records, and regularly (and intentionally) destroys her work. Her name is Lily Hevesh, a YouTube star with an unusual hobby-turned-career: domino art. Better known as Hevesh5, Lily’s creations have mesmerized her … read more

Lessons in Success from a Shark

…Tank Coach, that is. Daymond John is a serial entrepreneur. He is the founder of the hit brand FUBU, a consultant to cultural icons including the Kardashian family. Oh, and he’s a Shark–a judge and investor on the reality show, Shark Tank. He recently … read more

Baby Steps & Setbacks

What do you think Warren Buffett was doing at your age? Applying to Ivy League universities and being welcomed with open arms? How about Steve Jobs? Probably designing an incredible gadget all of his friends would want, right? Or Vera Wang–surely … read more

Change of Plans

There’s a word I’ve noticed being used at increasing rates in recent months, especially in the startup community: “nimble.” According to Dictionary.com, nimble means, “quick and light in movement; moving with ease; agile; active; rapid.” Our society is advancing at … read more