Speaking to the fact that small businesses and startups have historically been behind the bulk of the jobs in the U.S., Karen Mills writes for Fortune about three ways to reignite job creation.
“Up to now, Washington’s focus has been on macro-economic strategies, like deficit reduction,” writes Mills. “But it’s not easing the anxiety felt by Americans because the root of that anxiety is jobs or lack thereof.” Read the article.
Mills, wife of President Barry Mills, was a member of President Obama’s Cabinet from 2009 to 2013, serving as Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration. She now serves as a senior fellow at both the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Kennedy School’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, focusing her attention on U.S. competitiveness, entrepreneurship, and innovation. She was a resident fellow at Harvard’s Institute of Politics in fall 2013.