Tag Archives: Entrepreneurship

Malcolm Gladwell phones it in…

…just in time for the holiday shopping season, at least according to Michael Maiello of Forbes.com:

Oh, and one of the Lakeside parents had a computer company called C-Cubed and [Bill] Gates got a job there and so on and so forth. Gladwell’s not surprising conclusion is that if Gates had been an eighth grader in Cambodia rather than Seattle in 1968, things might have turned out differently for him. Thank you, Mr. Gladwell! Now why does my cat’s breath smell like cat food?

Obama’s Entrepreneurial Lesson

From my article in Friday’s Wall Street Journal:

If Barack Obama ran for president by calling for a heavier hand of government, he also won by running one of the most entrepreneurial campaigns in history.

Will he now grasp the lesson his campaign offers as he crafts policies aimed at reigniting the national economy? Amid a recession, two wars, and a global financial crisis, will he come to see that unleashing the entrepreneur is the best way to raise the revenue he needs for his lofty priorities?

Read the whole op-ed here, and listen to a brief radio interview here.