- Brant Scheifler
- Minneapolis, MN
- United States
Founder & Chief Encourager, Whiteboard Entrepreneur.com
Does formal education play a significant role in the success of entrepreneurs and the outcomes of their business activities?
The foreground of such debate is perhaps seen in this debate: Are leaders born or made? With multiple TED (and Tedx) talks discussing entrepreneurship, I was curious what the community thought about the role that education plays in the success of the entrepreneur. (*please don't just say, it depends.)
Closing Statement from Brant Scheifler
Thanks all for your thoughts and comments. It's clear that most commentators don't view education as being vital to the success of the entrepreneur. In fact, many feel it can be a hindrance. With that said, many pointed out that education is what you make of it and that it can be utilized as a tool, even if that tool is context/perspective. Thanks again for sharing your thoughts!