The Education of Millionaires: It's Not what You Think and It's Not Too Late
The myth: If you get into a good college, study hard, and graduate with excellent grades, you will be pretty much set for a successful career.
Some of the smartest, most successful people in the country didn't finish college. None of them learned their most critical skills at an institution of higher education. And like them, most of what you'll need to learn to be successful you'll have to learn on your own, outside of school.
Michael Ellsberg set out to fill in the gaps by interviewing a wide range of millionaires and billionaires who don't have college degrees, including fashion magnate Russell Simmons, Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz and founding president Sean Parker, WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg, and Pink Floyd songwriter and lead guitarist David Gilmour. Among the fascinating things he learned:
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Review: The Education of Millionaires: It's Not What You Think and It's Not Too LateUser Review - Andrew French - Goodreads
If you are happy with your meaningless job, college education, and mediocre life... Don't read this book. It challenges everything society thinks is normal. On the other hand, if you don't want to be ... Read full review
Review: The Education of Millionaires: It's Not What You Think and It's Not Too LateUser Review - Tyler - Goodreads
Fantastic book. Best book to read if you want to strike out on your own and start a business or be a freelance worker or make a difference in your current line of business or are wondering if college is worth it (in one way or another that covers pretty much all of us!) Read full review