The most compelling statistic of all? Half of all new college graduates now believe that self-employment is more secure than a full-time job. Today, 80% of the colleges and universities in the U.S. now offer courses on entrepreneurship; 60% of Gen Y business owners consider themselves to be serial entrepreneurs, according to Inc. magazine. Tellingly, 18 to 24-year-olds are starting companies at a faster rate than 35 to 44-year-olds. And 70% of today’s high schoolers intend to start their own companies, according to a Gallup poll.
… Without knowing it, we have been training a whole generation of young entrepreneurs.
I spent 2 hours yesterday showing my nephew how to choose domains and build an online business. 15, and fast on the uptake, you could see the ideas take hold. Why work for someone when you can work for yourself?