Saturday, October 22, 2011
Teaching the Youth the Value of Owning their Own Business
Stanton man offers a business in a bucket
Kevin Jones wants to keep teens off the streets and teach them the value of owning their own business.
The business he wants them to start is their own auto detailing business and says that he can get them their start by purchasing his “Business in a Bucket.” car care products that will help them to see there dreams
Jones credits a man he called Mister Moses who helped him out while he was growing up in New Orleans.
“He took me down to his auto detailing business and showed me what it was about and how I could learn a trade.”
Moses also taught Jones the value of proper bookkeeping and of keeping all his business receipts. It’s a lesson Jones hopes to pass on to other teens with his business, KJE Inc.
Jones, who lives in Stanton with his wife and business partner Marva, says that buy purchasing his kit, which includes everything from the right kind of car wash soap and wax, applicators and the proper kinds of washing and polishing rags, they can start their business the very next day.
Photo of Marva and Kevin Jones by Mark Eades, The Orange County Register.
It all comes in an actual bucket and includes Jones’ book, “The Owner’s Guide to Auto Detailing” for $59.99.
The book includes tips on the right ways to wash and detail cars, and on the ways teens should run their business.
“They need to know how to run a business, including keeping all their receipts,” Jones said.
Jones says teens who buy his kit and start a business will be better off than hanging out on the streets like he was doing in New Orleans.
The kit and more information can be found online at Jones’ website: http://www.businessinabucket.net/