Blog Category: college

The Pros and Cons of Going To College

(Ok. I know. I’ve written about this (but not in the past two years). BUT Someone just asked this on Quora AND things keep changing all the time. So my answer.) Getting…

(Ok. I know. I’ve written about this (but not in the past two years). BUT Someone just asked this on Quora AND things keep changing all the time. So my answer.) Getting a degree wasted five years of my life. I got an undergraduate degree in Computer Science in three years. Then I went to […]

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The Skills We All Need But College Doesn't Teach

He dropped out of high school. Started a company that didn’t work. Read a lot. Then started another company. He wanted me to advise his company. I didn’t do it. But we…

He dropped out of high school. Started a company that didn’t work. Read a lot. Then started another company. He wanted me to advise his company. I didn’t do it. But we spoke for awhile about his being a high school dropout. He said, “Once I figured out how I can learn to learn then […]

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I Shouldn't Want to Be Liked So Much

I went to a dinner the other night where I was the featured guest and by the end of the evening almost everyone there hated me. It feels bad to be so…

I went to a dinner the other night where I was the featured guest and by the end of the evening almost everyone there hated me. It feels bad to be so obviously hated and I always want to be liked. I probably want that too much. The reason I was a featured guest is […]

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Don't Send Your Kids to College

Somehow I went wrong as a father. The other day my two daughters informed me they eventually want to go to college. I said, “No way!” and they attempted to argue with…

Somehow I went wrong as a father. The other day my two daughters informed me they eventually want to go to college. I said, “No way!” and they attempted to argue with me. I have no problem with them talking back to me but somehow they’ve been brainwashed by society into thinking that college is […]

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