Entrepreneurial self-employment, however, would hold great promise for business-minded students, if they learn entrepreneurship in high school and can test out their innovative business plans on consumers in their own neighborhoods and beyond — especially Internet start-up ideas. The social and community networking success of MySpace opens a wide door for anyone to market a new idea or product to a myriad of potential customers instantly.
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Taylor, Porcher L., III, Michael J. Caslin, and Catherine S. Fisher. "Perspectives: Entrepreneurship Training Can Empower Students Being Left Behind." Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, October 24, 2007.