214: A Self Confidence Story From a Preteen With Lily Born

Lily Born is the creator of the Kangaroo Cup.  When Lily Born was 8, she noticed that her grandpa, who has Parkinson’s Disease, A Self Confidence Story From a Preteen With Lily Bornwas knocking over his cup a lot, creating spills that Grandma needed to clean up. Inspired, she came up with the idea for the Kangaroo Cup: a three-legged cup that won’t tip over. After prototyping for several years, first with hand-moldable plastic and then with clay at a pottery studio, she had a cup ready for production. Now a seasoned 13-year-old, she has sold tens of thousands of the cups all over the world.

Lily shares her story about self confidence what she has been through at such a young age.  She also shares how she overcomes these issues to be the power house preteen that she is today.  Tune into this episode to listen to her story.

Bio

Lily Born is the creator of the Kangaroo Cup.

Cultural Background

Lily is Asian American.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

It will be okay in the end.

It will be okay in the end.

Definition of Self Confidence

Loving almost everything that you are born with.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Lily had a pretty normal life.  She was extremely shy and was scared of the world.

The “AHA” Moment

Performing at musicals, plays and dances helped her confidence.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Lily is now happier and she now does public speaking to reach out more people.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Just find something that you love doing even if you’re bad at it.

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