For more on the nature vs. nurture discussion on producing new generations of entrepreneurs, check out the latest Wall Street Journal point/counterpoint forum featuring Noam Wasserman and Victor W. Hwang (Hwang was recently featured in a story in The Commercial Appeal and on this site: http://startupmemphis.com/2012/03/05/memphis-is-building-nourishing-an-entrepreneurial-ecosystem/ ).
Here’s the WSJ intro:
Across the country, schools are rushing to introduce entrepreneurship
classes. Self-help books for business founders are topping the best-seller
All of which is rekindling an age-old debate in the business world: Is entrepreneurship a skill that can be taught, or one you have to develop by doing?
To discover arguments on both sides of the coin, visit: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204603004577267271656000782.html?mod=googlenews_wsj