Find the cure – ignore the symptoms

West Virginia University professor James E. Smith argues that the U.S. needs more entrepreneurs and innovators, but our educational system seems bent on focusing on identifying and managing the symptoms of problems we face today rather than on solutions that address or eliminate the origin or root of those problems -- and in all too many cases, they find reasons NOT to pursue solutions that MIGHT create new problems, even when the potential for harm is tiny.

By |2017-11-13T10:53:04+00:00November 13th, 2017|Op-Ed Articles|Comments Off on Find the cure – ignore the symptoms

Financial security versus independence

Entrepreneurship has been the backbone of the United States economy since its inception. The good news is that Americans are still entrepreneurial and willing to take risks in search of greater rewards both financially and personally. But the U.S. must ensure that its laws and regulations do not stifle innovation and entrepreneurship.

By |2017-04-21T16:42:32+00:00April 21st, 2017|Guest Insights|Comments Off on Financial security versus independence