The difference between America and Europe

Reshared post from The Economist:

Today’s #Dailychart shows how entrepreneurship differs wildly among countries. America is an engine of innovation, as attested by the upcoming public listing of Twitter, which aims to fetch a cool $1 billion. How do other countries rank in terms of entrepreneurship? Sadly, not so well

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Many of my American friends have a “Yes you can!” approach to things.

I compare that to many of my European friends who are more about “No you’d better not!” Those two different ways of thinking colour judgements. It’s probably only in the US where a mindset of “Always make new mistakes” (courtesy of Esther Dyson) is so easy to grasp instead of “One mistake and let’s now stop.”

Different attitudes and mindset. Maybe that’s what this is about.

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