100 First Words for Little CEOs (Board book)
Is macroeconomics the dinner table talk in your house? Do you discuss stocks and bonds instead of the weather? Are you the boss at work? It’s only rational that your baby will be a leader too! But how to get their leadership started?
Introducing 100 First Words for Little CEOs, a dashingly sharp primer for kids learning their first words! Forget apple and dog. Little CEOs are ready for revenue, philanthropy, and innovation. With terms from every aspect of business, these little CEOs will be ready to manage their own company, even at the age of 2. (Or maybe just their families). Packed with fun illustrations and 100 words every boss baby should know, 100 First Words for Little CEOs is the perfect board book for executive families everywhere.
About the Author
Cheryl Sturm is a cofounder and vice president of R. Crusoe & Son, which creates unusual cultural journeys around the world. She used what she learned from her MBA at Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management—and many other life experiences at home and abroad—to help build a successful company. The daughter of an Army major, Cheryl was born in Berlin, Germany, raised in Wisconsin, and lives in Chicago. She began her career as a television reporter in Wisconsin, but a professional detour happily lead her to international travel. 100 First Words for Little CEOs is Cheryl's first book with Familius. Her inspirations are her nieces, nephews, and godchildren, and she looks forward to sharing her insights about the world with other thoughtful and curious children.
Kyle Kershner has loved drawing since he was a tot. He graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a BFA in sequential art. He spends his days doing what he loves most: illustrating children's books and making kid-friendly art. Kyle resides in Northeast Ohio with his wife and son.
"100 First Words for Little CEOs will engage even the tiniest tycoon-to-be with words and drawings that highlight many key business words and topics. This book is so much fun to read. The fact that it's educational is a wonderful bonus. Cheryl's creativity and passion are pure and off-the-charts. I think it is a must-read for all families!"
-Devi Vallabhaneni, Founder of MBA IQ, author of What's Your MBA Iq?: A Manager's Career Development Tool and former Admissions Board Member of Harvard Business School
—Craig Wortmann, Clinical Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship and Founder & Executive Director of the Kellogg Sales Institute, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University; CEO, Sales Engine Inc; Author, What's Your Story?; and Operating Partner, Pritzker Group Venture Capital
"As a 32-year-owner of The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, I know that it's important for children's books to delight both the child and its adult reader. 100 First Words for Little CEOs is a very fun book for babies and toddlers to learn the business lingo that is in everyone's future. This book is Cheryl's first and—having seen a sneak peek of other projects—it's the first of many wonderful books to come!"
-Roberta Rubin, Immediate Past Chair, American Writers Museum and former owner of The Book Stall of Winnetka, Illinois