I want to become an entrepreneur, is business school worth it?

10 Differences between the business school and the entrepreneurial journey:

  1. Business school will teach us NOT to fail; failure is part of the entrepreneurial journey.
  2. Business school will teach us to sell our time; entrepreneurs invest their time.
  3. Business school will teach us to find a job; entrepreneurs create jobs.
  4. Business school will teach us to fit in; entrepreneurship is all about standing out.
  5. Business school will teach you how to write a business plan; entrepreneurship is a trial and error set of actions.
  6. Business school will make us fearful of uncertainty; entrepreneurship lives on optimism.
  7. Business schools make us over-analytic and doubtful; entrepreneurs trust their ability to overcome any obstacle.
  8. Business school teaches us to depend on others; entrepreneurship is all about being resourceful.
  9. Business school teaches us to ask permission; entrepreneurship challenges the status-quo.
  10. Business schools develop our tendency towards selfishness; entrepreneurship is all about serving.

To answer your question, I want to become an entrepreneur, is a business school worth it?

Business school teaches business management NOT entrepreneurship.

The process of starting a business has NOTHING to do with business management. Business school will make sense once you have your business running.

  

Originally appeared on Quora

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