There is no country in the world where the culture of entrepreneurship is more central to life for millions of people than the United States. Think of the greatest innovations of the past century, and beyond. How many of them came from the United States?
Being an entrepreneur isn't easy--but it is rewarding. Jess Lee is the CEO of the fashion website Polyvore, and in an interview with the New York Times she outlined her path to entrepreneurship, which started with a conversation with Marissa Mayer, who advised her to take on the more challenging path whenever she had to make a choice between two options. And as CEO, she stresses achieving excellence through simplicity--focusing on a few things and getting them absolutely right, rather than trying to do a little bit of everything