As the market continues to present challenges, entrepreneurs and executives alike are questioning the value of higher education.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the unemployment rate for college grads is the highest since 1970 – more than 2.4 million of the unemployed have bachelor's degrees and higher.
This dismal data may be discouraging, but future business leaders should keep in mind: you have a lot more to offer a business than simply a college degree.
Education can be a valuable asset. I have seen it open doors and create great career opportunities for many people. My wife Harriet is a former teacher and passionate about learning. But in the current business environment, it’s important to be flexible and to understand that there are paths to success outside of the traditional classroom or college degree.
I dropped out of college in the 1970s after two years.