The Largest Girl-Led Business in the World Teaches 5 Essential Leadership Skills- Anna Maria Chávez wrote in Education, Entrepreneurship and Leadership
When I speak to audiences around the country, I often get the same reaction: “You’re with the Girl Scouts? I love Girl Scout cookies.” I have a confession to make: I love Girl Scout cookies, too. Granted, that may not be such a startling admission given that I’m the chief executive officer of Girl Scouts of the USA. And Girl Scouts across the country do sell more than 200 million boxes a year—so clearly, I’m not alone in my affection for these tasty treats.
But while our cookies are a great product that millions of Americans enjoy once a year—we only sell cookies for three months—invariably I turn the conversation away from the cookies themselves and toward the program that has been the springboard for some of the nation’s most accomplished women in business and beyond.
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The Largest Girl-Led Business in the World Teaches 5 Essential Leadership Skills
Anna Maria Chávez wrote in Education, Entrepreneurship and Leadership

When I speak to audiences around the country, I often get the same reaction: “You’re with the Girl Scouts? I love Girl Scout cookies.” I have a confession to make: I love Girl Scout cookies, too. Granted, that may not be such a startling admission given that I’m the chief executive officer of Girl Scouts of the USA. And Girl Scouts across the country do sell more than 200 million boxes a year—so clearly, I’m not alone in my affection for these tasty treats.

But while our cookies are a great product that millions of Americans enjoy once a year—we only sell cookies for three months—invariably I turn the conversation away from the cookies themselves and toward the program that has been the springboard for some of the nation’s most accomplished women in business and beyond.

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