Better be Employee than Businessman

This is how we are raised in Latin America, disapproving or disliking those who earn a lot of money as businessmen.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Latin America does not foster entrepreneurship. Education, specially high school, rises us with the goal of getting a good job, as opposed to owning a business.

The problem is cultural, and has its roots in our educational systems, which pay a lot of attention to the protection of workers, leaving aside those who undertake business project and became businessmen.

Emilio Zevallos, in his blog in Elfinancierocr.com, remarks that "All this contributes to molding a society that looks for a salary and rejects entrepreneurship. It is time to change such tendency. Not only for creating an entrepreneurship society, but to drive people to create their own jobs when the economy fails at creating them for everyone".

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