Type of Content: News
Subtype: Newspaper or Magazine Article
Resource Title: Why Age isn’t a Barrier When it Comes to Entrepreneurial Success
Publication Title: CEO Magazine
Publish Date: September 15, 2021
The great thing about dreaming is that new ideas are ageless. That agelessness also applies to entrepreneurial dreamers themselves. The stereotype of an entrepreneur is someone young – that somehow you must be under 40 to break new ground or deliver innovative concepts. It is a glaring example of ageism in practice.
Ageism is defined as ‘discrimination against persons of a certain age group’. While many young people rightly complain of ageism in employment, the definition of ageism continues as ‘a tendency to regard older persons as debilitated, unworthy of attention, or unsuitable for employment’.
However, employability is not the same as entrepreneurial ability. So, it begs the question…Why Age isn’t a Barrier When it Comes to Entrepreneurial Success.
Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2WzXh7I