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Old 11-25-2012, 03:06 PM
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company owners without college

just wondering how many of you legitimate company owners actually have college training and how many of you don't and still own a successful company.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:10 PM
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No degree, slowly working on a degree in Business but it's taken a back burner lately - too busy.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:52 PM
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No degree, slowly working on a degree in Business but it's taken a back burner lately - too busy.
Kind of ironic, no time to get a degree in business because you are too busy running a business
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:54 PM
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College? I just barely got though high school.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:58 PM
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:59 PM
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Ive got my business degree. I dont think it is a necessity for success but im glad that i did follow through with it. I thoroughly enjoy this business but if it ever comes that i need to change direction i do feel that having my degree will give me more opportunities. Good luck to all.
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:09 PM
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Past few years I've had a few collage people looking for a job pushing wheelbarrows.
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:28 PM
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Im one semester from a associates in Horticulture. Just realy hard to balance school and business. Plan to eventually go back and finish my hort degree and possibly get a degree in civil engineering.
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Old 11-25-2012, 05:44 PM
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It helps, but not a must....
I'd get an irrigators or applicators license and a good cpa...and ask lots of questions and spend lots of time reading posts, most all youneed to know can be found in here.
Make no mistake, it will be tough , but perserverence and lots of sweat will go along way
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Old 11-25-2012, 06:38 PM
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a degree is 100% not necessary...i was going to KU because my parents were willing to pay for my college, but i dropped out because it bothered the hell out of me that college was just delaying what i really wanted to do and i kept thinking once i get a degree, then what? i'll be 4 years older and still in the same place...does a degree hurt you? absolutely not...is it a good idea? yeah probably, but does it actually benefit you? not really

obviously a business degree would help you with the understanding of how to run a business, but you will eventually figure it out anyways, it's really not all that difficult...the difficult stuff goes to the accountant anyways
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