Credit: Zach Cox, Zach’s Lawncare “Hiring my friends – that’s even cooler,” he said. “Being able to go to school with them, be friends with them and then being their boss. It’s just really cool being so young and doing this.” The young entrepreneur said his plan is to continue growing his business instead of attending traditional college which he assumed would be a “waste of money.”
Cox said in the past two years alone, his business has expanded from mowing 15 yards to nearly 50 yards, plus other maintenance jobs like power washing. The teenager said he’s even had the chance to hire some of his friends as employees. “It feels amazing,” he said. “It feels like I’m actually getting to where I want to be.”
HOW TO START A BUSINESS IN A PANDEMIC AND THRIVE IN A POST-PANDEMIC WORLD The Ohio-native told “Making Money with Charles Payne” on Wednesday that he began mowing the lawns of his elderly neighbors and family members at the age of 10. Now, his service has sprouted into a full-fledged small business.
CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ON FOX BUSINESS Source www.foxbusiness.com For other teens looking to build their own businesses, Cox shared a word of advice to focus on “investing in yourself” and be mindful of the people surrounding you.
“I love doing this. I feel like I’m going to be doing this for the rest of my life,” he said. “Starting out so young, it’s just something I’ve always loved and that’s why I’ve made it into an actual business.” GET FOX BUSINESS ON THE GO BY CLICKING HERE
The News Highlights
- Ohio teenager develops successful lawn care business from scratch: ‘I love doing this’
- Check the latest News news updates and information about business, finance and more.
For Latest News Follow us on Google News
- Show all
- Trending News
- Popular By week