Harvard Business Review: Young People Need to Know Entrepreneurship Is Hard

Current research indicates the need to invest in and scale entrepreneurship education as business creation is not the only beneficial outcome of entrepreneurship education.

Entrepreneurship is a key 21st century workforce skill and is also linked to higher academic achievement. Learning about entrepreneurship ignites an entrepreneurial mindset and students begin to think and act like entrepreneurs in all aspects of their lives.

Entrepreneurship education allows students to communicate better, persist through failure, remain adaptable when facing obstacles, take smart risks and become problem solvers and opportunity finders. Entrepreneurial thinkers can become great employees, even if they don’t start a business.

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