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Thank you David -- our next guest was able to turn her longtime hobby of cooking into a full time business joining us now.
This week for small business Wednesday is Jesse Walters she is founder of cupcake kids.
And I got a chance that she -- bring us.
-- -- I what I heard this segment we all hang out with her let's -- -- what's your regard.
But actually your main business is teaching kids how to get -- that in his second but the back story you're story.
You were 21 years old would Bear Stearns recruited you right yes straight out of work go to -- -- Atlanta armored car.
Bear Stearns -- lie I mean that the the the legendary Bear Stearns with -- gleaming building on park avenue.
You thought you were there for life right or at least.
Your parents much.
-- -- -- -- Right back.
You know hundreds of thousands to Harvard.
Well I was there for five years I worked and -- capital markets and credit strategy and when it was announced that JPMorgan would bio -- kind of you know figured I'm young and single -- -- on a home let me take a step back and decide what I wanna do next night.
One is staying in commercial banking.
I -- excuse me in financial.
-- what is to be one -- my options not automatic -- Monica have a say OK let me just keep pushing forward with what I've been doing let me take a step and see what it is I really -- to -- nobody -- -- can't what did you see in that environment.
Looking and financial.
Yeah all of you think is there was one of the first so there were jobs -- -- -- -- calling about jobs but nothing was really grabbing me -- something that I really wanna put myself into full time you know a 100% ahead though.
I've started -- into the hot.
Did you get the cut.
I started a year prior and -- in the back when I have always wanted to be an entrepreneur or but never really had that idea that stuck with.
You know the -- of entrepreneurship is so strong not having a boss look I'm sure.
You were offered more money for working less hours from a financial right after but -- the fact it's it's almost like owning -- how's -- we know that -- house is it is a bottomless pit and yet we all wanna own it anyway it doesn't make any finance nonsense.
But there's something about owning something that is really deep in the -- -- -- right.
Now it's great I've.
You do everything from picking up the traps to fixing computers that teaching kids to cut but how did you start how do you start building a couple of -- that -- it.
I've done into the hobby I wanted to of the business I teach kids the cut inside at how -- -- -- -- -- started offering classes birthday party is over with schools for school field trip even branched into adult events -- cut.
Talk looking for baby bus this morning though cookies locate these -- That's kind of scary moment we pitted Phillips set popular had a really -- -- he -- eighty -- -- -- -- -- -- starting to Brandon.
-- that's really.
That along cooking and to pay for babies so I set up an LLC kind of got my ducks on line and started offering my cough up right now how young or the kids that you're teaching her because I think about liability issue record there -- -- some of -- -- -- we had been -- intent obviously but we started still.
And he goes up to that is teaching babies that -- ever.
That two and three year old her mommy and me or caregiver and me classes.
We get a lot of mixed measure against earnings -- remain a bit about how young they are how old they should be in order to get yours so.
I never -- so we do the classes generally at restaurants where you would eat.
Still my -- it'll take that into the kitchen to cut it only economics I think starting around the table -- -- not near the stove and not near the ovens and they get to be around 89 and let them into the kitchen.
And they can kind of take their hand doing different things are you actually making a profit -- -- I am yes that's what are angry that rationing -- -- and that there is nothing.
For all the excitement that your editors authors anything -- -- you're doing now.
Now it's great and it's so rewarding at bat every day I've learned so many things first off an everyday -- different and challenging in its own way.
Right -- you know what I love is we have a whole new generation now forgive me for putting distance between actually -- but.
There is an older generations more in love with a entrepreneurship than would just making money so good for you thank you -- thank you continued success thank you thank for having.
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