This is a great distinction. It reminds me of the classical definition of entrepreneur originally coined by French economist J.B. Say, which is something like: "A person who moves resources from an area of lower economic yield into an area of higher economic yield." In other words, entrepreneurship isn't about creativity. It's about re-allocating resources. Not as sexy of a way to think about entrepreneurship, but seems more useful.

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I teach entrepreneurship at Duke. Software Engineer. PhD in English. I write about the mistakes entrepreneurs make since I’ve made plenty. More @ aarondinin.com

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Aaron Dinin, PhD

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I teach entrepreneurship at Duke. Software Engineer. PhD in English. I write about the mistakes entrepreneurs make since I’ve made plenty. More @ aarondinin.com