If you were trying to find successful entrepreneurs — people who can innovate and commercialize radically new ideas — what would you look for?
- Hint: the three most statistically significant qualities are openness, fluid intelligence and age.
Apple‘s recent earnings figures revealed how astonishingly well the company’s been performing–if its growth continues, it’ll be the biggest company in the U.S., surpassing Microsoft. From which products will all this money come? The iPad is the secret weapon.
The iPhone sales will throughout 2010 despite any early crunches caused by “antennagate,” and because Apple’s due to sell the phone in 18 new nations starting at the end of July, another 24 in August and 44 more in September. They’ll form the basis of Apple’s revenues for years yet.
Great interview with Arthur Brooks (American Enterprise Institute) discusses America’s new culture war about challenges to entrepreneurship with government’s increasing role in the economy.