Why role models matter – What my Mom has taught me about business

As I was talking to a friend, we slipped into the topic of role models. We agreed that knowing someone who’s made the journey before us makes it so much easier to take on a challenge. Research shows that the likelihood of starting a business increases significantly if there’s an entrepreneur among close family members or friends. In the same way, we’re much more likely to choose a creative path if our parents have a creative interest or profession. It has to do with inspiration and proof: seeing what’s possible tells us we can do it [...]