Constraining America’s Brightest
"So the gloomy outlook that this economy is offering so many of America’s brightest young people is not just disconcerting, it’s a cultural shift, a harbinger.
As jobs become increasingly scarce, more and more college graduates are working for free, at internships, which is great for employers but something of a handicap for a young man or woman who has to pay for food or a place to live.
"Welcome to the new world of employment in America as we approach the second decade of the 21st century."
The one common theme in Herbert's examples? Everyone is trying to TAKE a job, rather than MAKE a job.
One of our biggest educational challenges will be to teach our children to be creators of new products and to become entrepreneurs, not employees.
The Chinese have figured this out and begun teaching entrepreneurial concepts, even on TV: