Originally Posted by Chilehead
College degree? Nope, don't have one. Formal education? Absolutely: Firefighter I & II, and HAZ-MAT I & II certifications. I also have my Class 24 Commercial Pesticide Applicator's License from the GA Dept. of Agriculture. I will be taking my GCLP testing next year as well, administered through UGA's College of Environmental Sciences. Knowledge is power, folks.....get as much as you can.
No one is going to be a successful business owner and not be knowledgeable in what they do or improving what they do, period! Just like you said, no college but you have greatly expanded your knowledge base.