Young People Need to Know Entrepreneurship Is Hard

The proportion of high school students saying they’d like to start a business declined over the course of a summer program, according to research from New York University. 91% of the participants of the program indicated they would like to own a business. But then they learned how much time it takes to run one — and the difficulties of managing one. And then there’s the risk. Hence, students opted to rather work for a company versus become an entrepreneur and try to start from the bottom because it takes a lot of hard work and it’s also work that might not pay off. After completing the program, the proportion of students saying they’d like to start a business was down to 85%. Read More>>

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