Young, Confident and Leading
Having so many of the world’s under-25 generation out of work has long-term political, social and economic consequences — and economic leaders have been stumped as to what to do about it. It is therefore encouraging this week to see so many members of Generation Y taking matters into their own hands and writing the next chapter of global economic history.
Taking that plunge is never easy, and is especially admirable when the only tool many young entrepreneurs outside the U.S. have are rusty entrepreneurial instincts from childhood business play. They are taking a risk in an often unfavorable economic climate without collateral for financing or previous experience in the fields of their business ideas.