Smart People Should Build Things: How to Restore Our Culture of Achievement, Build a Path for Entrepreneurs, and Create New Jobs in America

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Hardcover, HarperBusiness, 2014, ISBN13 9780062292049, ISBN10 0062292048
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Hardcover, HarperBusiness, 2014, ISBN13 9780062292049, ISBN10 0062292048

Andrew Yang, the founder of Venture for America, offers a unique solution to our country's economic and social problems--our smart people should be building things. Smart People Should Build Things offers a stark picture of the current culture and a revolutionary model that will redirect a generation of ambitious young people to the critical job of innovating and building new businesses.

As the Founder and CEO of Venture for America, Andrew Yang places top college graduates in start-ups for two years in emerging U.S. cities to generate job growth and train the next generation of entrepreneurs. He knows firsthand how our current view of education is broken. Many college graduates aspire to finance, consulting, law school, grad school, or medical school out of a vague desire for additional status and progress rather than from a genuine passion or fit.

In Smart People Should Build Things, this self-described "recovering lawyer" and entrepreneur weaves together a compelling narrative of success stories (including his own), offering observations about the flow of talent in the United States and explanations of why current trends are leading to economic distress and cultural decline. He also presents recommendations for both policy makers and job seekers to make entrepreneurship more realistic and achievable.

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Number of Pages: 250
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Author: Yang, Andrew
Publisher: Harpercollins
Publication Date: February, 2014
ISBN-13: 9780062292049
Digital Video Formats: Hardcover
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 6.50 x 9.50 x 1.00 IN
ISBN-10: 0062292048
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