What Wendy Davis’s Dramatic Filibuster Teaches Us About Tenacious Leadership
Stand up for what you believe in, and don’t back down
America was made by entrepreneurs — individuals whose hard work and tenacious spirits allowed them to build our nation, brick by brick and storefront by storefront, into what it is today. For hundreds of years we have relied on small-business owners to carry our economy forward, buoy it when it falters and rebuild it when it crumbles. In 1963, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed the first National Small Business Week to honor the individuals whose sacrifices and triumphs make up the backbone of this nation. This week marks the 50th anniversary of that proclamation. While the economy has had its ups and downs over the years, the fortitude of our small businesses and the honor we bestow on them hasn’t changed a bit. #entrepreneurship
Tearing down trade barriers between the world’s two largest economies will not happen overnight, and nothing will be signed on a deal before the end of 2014.
There are two key elements – the reduction of tariffs and the harmonizing of regulations.