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At 14 she already has a non-profit organization, is a published author and a TedX presenter.
Bonus Episode6th July 2022 • Pursuing Profit with Principles • Regina Partain Bergman
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Imagine for a moment that it is 2022, but that you are only 14 years old. What are you doing, what are you thinking? Are you thinking about how you are going to change the world, or are you thinking about what you are going to do with your friends today.


My next guest on Pursuing Profit with Principles is 14 year old Sanika Datar, a freshman in high school who is doing amazing things. Stay with me as I interview Sanika, her mother Seema and her coach, Neetu Rishi of the Success Door. You are going to love this.

Sanika is a recipient of Presidential Point Of Light, an award-winning writer, researcher, Founder of Space For Youth non-profit organization and a Sustainability Ambassador from Kirkland, WA. She is the National recipient of the 2021 Angela STEM Award and has recently been nominated as a National Community Ambassador. She is a TEDx speaker & has co-authored a book that's published an Amazon. Being a Carson Scholar & Davidson Young Scholar, she is also one among 15 students in the U.S. to have received the International Young Achiever nomination. She is a member of Torch & Laurel Society. She writes regularly for Kirkland Living magazine and The Success Door Journal, and has been quoted in PR Newswire, Cision, Seattle Times, India West, VoyageDallas, People’s Impact Network, Parent Map, and many other national media.

Relevant time stamps:

3:36. How she started her writing career in second grade

4:29 Space for Youth non-profit Organization

7:37 Moving on to a Ted talk

8:56 Managing your time and still being able to be a kid

10:37 The role of parents in helping their child achieve

13:42 The power of having a coach

Key Takeaways:

  • We are never too young to make a difference
  • Pursue your dreams and passions, whatever they are
  • You don't have to do it alone, success is a TEAM sport
  • Seek the support of family and friends
  • Get a coach who can help you go farther than you thought you could

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As you can see all entrepreneurs experience challenges in business. It is my experience, however, that with every challenge we solve, we create a new challenge. 

So let me ask you, what's the biggest challenge in your business, are you generating the profit that you desire. Do you know what systems you need in order to create more efficiency and profit in your business? Are you tired of working 60 plus hours a week and not seeing the return? Are your relationships suffering because of the stress that you're experiencing.? 

If this is you, I would like to invite you to consider applying to participate in a 15 minute call where I will show you what is possible in revenue, profit and valuation in a business of your size. This is not a sales pitch, but if you are interested in seeing what is truly possible in your own business, we can discuss that. Book your call here:

Stay tuned for our next Bonus Student Session where I will interview another student, Sourish Shreeyansh. Sourish is a 13 year old incoming 8th Grader. He is a Tennis and Basketball enthusiast. He also enjoys playing instruments like piano and guitar. Under the guidance of his mentor and coach, Ms. Neetu Rishi, he has written a book named, The Darkness That Consumes Light, and is currently working on his second book. He is an avid gamer who not only loves to play online games but also codes video games. He is an Anime fan and has drawn inspiration for his book "The Darkness That Consumes Light" from the various Animes that he has watched.  



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