CEE Review: Rich or “king”?, Educating for grit, Schumpeter, and more

News and Opinion

Noam Wasserman on the founder’s dilemma: Do you want to be rich or do you want to be king? At Harvard Business Review.

A panel of seasoned entrepreneurs on the classic question: nature or nurture — can we teach entrepreneurship?

Hare-brained Business Ethics Journal Review: critics and authors in ongoing discussion of recently-published articles in business ethics.

Revisiting Joseph Schumpeter — an academic paper by Calestous Juma: “Complexity, Innovation, and Development: Schumpeter Revisited.” Journal of Policy and Complex Systems via Harvard’s Belfer Center.

Grit, success, and early education. NPR’s site.

How a new bike messenger firm got its wheels turning in India. BBC’s site.

Announcements

The year’s Society for Business Ethics meeting will be held in Philadelphia, August 1-3.

A video from Stockholm of the book-release event for the Swedish translation of Stephen Hicks’s Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault.

Steve Jobs: “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking until you find it. Don’t settle.”

See you next time with our digest of new and interesting items in entrepreneurship, ethics, and political economy. Here are the previous editions of CEE Review.

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