It will be small businesses that will be the engine for economic recovery. As they grow, so too will jobs. Here in the Washington, D.C. area, "small business" includes a lot of real estate developers. We will literally build ourselves out of the current state.
Ultimately, I am lucky and grateful to have such an amazing mother who has taught me what it means to do my part to make the world a better place, even if it means sacrificing a bit of comfort and freedom.