Sunday, May 19, 2013

Who is in charge?

Storr notes literature connecting the belief that one is in control of one's own fate with entrepreneurial success. However:

"A person's contingency and competence expectations, Harper explains, are largely culturally derived." -- Understanding the culture of markets, p. 41

Doesn't this present a bit of a paradox? It seems that others are in charge of my own sense that I am in charge!

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