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If Mark Zuckerberg were British…
Telegraph (UK), by Alexis Dormandy

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Posted By:JumboHC, 2/18/2013 10:10:20 AM

In case anyone hadn’t spotted it by now, culture is the vital element in the success or failure of everything: from our sports teams, to our businesses, to our country as a whole. A bad culture is blamed for our failures, but is frequently overlooked as part of success. Yesterday saw it come to the fore again – in the form of Bob Diamond exposing the negatives of banking culture at the Treasury Select Committee, and across the city, David Cameron enthusing us at the launch of another tech start-up initiative ...

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A glimpse at America´s future? As the author points out, the collapse of entrepreneurship in the UK (and Europe in general) occured when "the people responsible for setting this commercial culture are the people most unsuited for the task – politicians." As one of the commenters points out, the UK has a culture where the view is one makes money only by working for someone else. If you work for yourself, you are some sort of failure. Only better is to work for the government, I guess...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: schnapps, 2/18/2013 12:35:01 PM     (No. 9183124)

Well, for one thing, Mark wouldn´t be able to indulge in one of his favorite pastimes - hunting.


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