The Success of a Single Business

Excerpts from Every Job Requires an Entrepreneur, an editorial in the Wall Street Journal by Charles R. Schwab:

What's the potential power of the entrepreneur's simple leap of faith? The success of a single business has a significant payoff for the economy…

That's the story of one company [Charles Schwab & Co, Inc.]. There are thousands more like it…

The simple fact is that every business in America was started by an entrepreneur, whether it is Ford Motor Co., Google or your local dry cleaner. Every single job that entrepreneur creates requires an investment. And at its core, investing requires confidence that despite the risks, despite the hard work that will certainly ensue, the basic rules of the game are clear and stable…

[Leaders] must lend their voices to encourage and support private enterprise, both for what it can do to turn our economy around and for the spirit of opportunity it represents.

Read the full Wall Street Journal article here.

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