To all the grade 12 students that are interested in coming to Queen’s or have already been accepted: The Queen’s Leadership Excellence and Development Conference (QLEAD) Executive Team has compiled a series of blog posts to help get you stoked, and also prepared for university. We have discussed our biggest question marks coming into university, and these posts intend on bringing you the answers to these pressing questions! If you have any questions you'd like tackled, let us know at information@qleadofficial.com!

Lessons from a Lemonade Stand

When I was younger, my summer bucket lists always included a lemonade stand. I looked forward to the sign painting and lemon squeezing preparation, anticipating for customers to pass by and the sweet victory of a seventy-five-cent sale. While lemonade stands were always thrilling, I see now that my time spent under the sun selling summer pick-me-ups wasn’t all just about fun. In fact, self-made billionaire Warren Buffet’s success story begins with lemonade stands and other similar endeavours when he was a young boy. Buffet can attribute some of his understanding of what it takes to run a business and be a business leader to his early entrepreneurial hustles. Though my summer bucket lists hav

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