The Croatian island of Brač, made famous for its prized beaches, may hold one of the keys to solving the world’s burgeoning unemployment crisis.
While many entrepreneurs in the future will create jobs with 3D printing and robotic manufacturing, a few innovators may find success in creating products that are literally one-of-a-kind. In a world of increasing automation and mass-production, the secret to solving the unemployment crisis may be high-quality, hand-crafted products.
Have a look at this video I made profiling the 100-year-old stonemasonry school on the Croatian island of Brač. This school for artisans, known locally as the Klesarska Škola, could serve as a model for stimulating economic development and reducing unemployment.