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The Entrepreneurial Imperative: How America's Economic Miracle Will Reshape the World (and Change Your Life)

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In 2004, Carl Schramm, president of the Kauffman Foundation, the world's leading foundation for entrepreneurship, published a groundbreaking essay with a radical premise: that Americans literally have no conception of the secret that truly underlies our economic success, and that for the United States to survive and continue to lead the world's economy, it is imperative we ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published October 10th 2006 by HarperBusiness (first published June 1st 2006)
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Jan 28, 2008 rated it really liked it
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This book convincingly argues that entrepreneurship is the lifeblood of the American economy and that economic security and progress is dependent upon entrepreneurship. I was particulary interested in his recommendations for ways that government and academia can foster entrepreneurship.
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1. Entrepreneurship is America's comparative advantage.
2. Universities must make learning about entrepreneurship part of the educational experience of every student.
3. Entrepreneurship is a mindset. Our goal should be to make starting a business as common as getting married or parenting.
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