“Businesses are great structures for managing big projects. It’s like trying to develop the ability to walk without developing a skeleton. Once in a blue moon, you get an octopus, but for the most part, you get skeletons. Skeletons are good shit.” (Doctorow 140)
Why is Evergreen so great at churning out internally-motivated entrepreneurs? Are the structures with which students develop their projects parallel to business structures, making the transition organic? Talking to people about their blue rabbit projects often seems to be the echo of a business pitch. Profitability and potential for problem solving seem to be huge motivators. Even the more artistic projects address these. ‘Murica!