Guest Speaker: Maxine Clark | Founder of Build-A-Bear Workshop
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Joining our Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship weekly Zoom series as our last guest speaker of the year was Maxine Clark, Founder of Build-A-Bear!
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Maxine shared her entrepreneurial journey and extremely valuable life lessons with our CEO students. A few of these lessons included:
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* Learn from your mistakes
* Dare to dream
* Know what you don't know and don't be afraid to ask for help
* Know when to say no :)
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After sharing her story, Maxine and Doug Villhard shared their top 3 picks for the Midland National Pitch Competition! Congratulations are in order for the following CEO students:
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* Kilee from White County CEO Program (1st place)
* Alex from the Union County CEO Program (2nd place)
* Regan from Southwest MN CEO (3rd place)
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A big thank you to Doug and Maxine for taking the time to join us this morning, as well as Midland Institute for organizing this event on a national level. Way to go, CEO!


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