Entrepreneurship is the mot du jour. It has connotations of cool. Entrepreneurial success is championed in the media and appears, dare I say it, sexy. Schools are under pressure to produce entrepreneurial kids; children with value-creating super powers that will solve the ills of our economy; an economy where employment is no longer as “safe” a route as it once was.
My favourite definition of entrepreneurship is “moving capital from a place of low value to a place of higher value”. Hardly sexy, but it captures the action perfectly. Value is the key idea of entrepreneurship, and this is a concept that applies […]