It’s Your Business—Own It
The Girl Scout Cookie Sale is serious business! Some of America’s best women leaders — from CEOs to senators — got their start in the Girl Scouts. The business experience you gain here can take you just about anywhere.
The 5 Essential Skills are just the tip of the iceberg. The Cookie Sale can help you develop other, more specialized skills as well:
Even if you never apply for a job in sales, the skills you acquire from the Girl Scout Cookie Sale will help you persuade people to consider your ideas when working together to reach a common goal. The Girl Scout Cookie Sale is a great way to channel your inner saleswoman.
Networking is one of the best ways to find job opportunities. Through cookie activities, you’ll develop relationships with important contacts—friends, family, neighbors, college alumni, and business mentors, to name a few—any one of whom could prove to be a valuable connection as you search for job leads, references, and support throughout life.
As a Girl Scout, you are already well on your way to being a highly effective leader! The self-confidence, vision, wisdom, motivational impact, and delivery skills that you’ve learned are the industry secrets that leaders rely on every day.