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Is Your Education Valued? Interview with David Blake of Degreed

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / September 20, 2013

How is education valued?  Outside of a piece of paper qualifying you as a graduate, what is the value of your ongoing education? Gandhi famously said, “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”  Although we’re constantly learning, the importance placed on education is focused mostly around obtaining an accredited degree. In our recent interview, David Blake said, “You never…

Do You Need College To Start Your Business?

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / July 6, 2013

Bill Gates. Steve Jobs. Mark Zuckerberg. Michael Dell. What do these hugely successful entrepreneurs have in common? They are all university dropouts. If the founders of some of the most successful companies of all time don’t need to complete a degree, then why would you? 1. You need hard skills Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg might have dropped out of Harvard, but they were already highly skilled computer…

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