Posts Tagged ‘Entrepreneurship’
Scott Shane writes a article worth reading on immigration and entrepreneurship. He argues that the small disparity between immigrant entrepreneurs and native-born entrepreneurs does not warrant policies designed to increase immigration as a way to spur American entrepreneurship.
This is the second article of Scott Shane I have posted. Both have contained original perspectives on data and their implications. That’s exactly the kind of thinking and writing I enjoy. I will keep an eye out for more of his writings.
If you are considering going it alone — going the path of the entrepreneur — Daniel Isenberg has a nice, quick test to give yourself. As I have written before, many people thinking about entrepreneurship consider only the potential upsides — the freedom, not working for others and reaping possible financial benefits. But many people neglect to ask themselves if that lifestyle really suits them or if they possess the non-technical skills, like financial acumen, to succeed. Mr. Isenberg’s quick gut check helps potential entrepreneurs determine whether to hold off, or to look further into their small business ideas.
Health care dominated the business news this week. Unemployment dropped a bit, and the debate over investing in gold continued. The articles in this week’s ‘Four for Thursday’ hit on leadership themes, doubts about any economic recovery and the efforts to create jobs in the country. Enjoy.