Achievements Outweigh Education And Experience

Written by Tim Knox

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Many would argue thatrepparttar key to success for most of these ventures was thatrepparttar 149038 founders (orrepparttar 149039 VC financing them) were smart enough to know that while they had an abundance of education, they needed experienced managers to really runrepparttar 149040 show.

Larry Page and Sergey Brin were college students when they startedrepparttar 149041 company that would become Google. They were smart enough to bring in Eric Schmidt to be chairman and CEO whenrepparttar 149042 business took off. Schmidt wasrepparttar 149043 former CEO of Novell and CTO of Sun Microsystems. A PhD, Schmidt is a man of education and experience.

Jerry Yang and David Filo were candidates in Electrical Engineering at Stanford when they started YAHOO (Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle) in 1994. They brought in Tim Koogle from Motorola to run things shortly thereafter and nowrepparttar 149044 company is led by Terry Semel, who previously spent 24 years running Warner Bros.

Now on to experience. Is experience a prerequisite of business success? Again, not at all. Many experienced entrepreneurs gained their experience in failed businesses, so experience does not instantly translate to success.

So, when it comes to succeeding in business, which is more important: education or experience? While neither is as helpful as a rich relative, here'srepparttar 149045 answer that will hopefully help me avoid those worms: Both education and experience can play a large part in business success.

The more important question is can you succeed in business without one orrepparttar 149046 other, or even without both? Andrepparttar 149047 answer to that one is: yes. Can I get ketchup with those worms?

Many successful businesses were started by first time entrepreneurs who never went to college. Natural talent, ambition, drive, determination, and good old dumb luck have fueled many success entrepreneurs, myself included. I don't have a degree (I drove past a college once. It looked hard, so I kept going). Would a degree have helped make my business trek easier? Perhaps.

Then again, I know people with advanced degrees who are flipping burgers at McDonalds. It's good experience, I suppose.

A combination of education and experience (and a variety of other things) isrepparttar 149048 best recipe for success. Asrepparttar 149049 old saying goes, "There is no better education than that which comes from experience."

Inrepparttar 149050 end, it really doesn't matter how much education, experience, talent, luck or money you have. It's what you do with it that matters.

Here's to your success.

Tim Knox

Tim is the founder of, an online organization dedicated to the success of online and eBay entrepreneurs. Related Links:

Going public by way of Regulation D (504) offering

Written by Joseph Quinones

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.Even if a company makes a private sale where there are no specific disclosure delivery requirements, a company should take care to provide sufficient information to investors to avoid violatingrepparttar anti fraud provisions ofrepparttar 149011 securities laws. This means that any information a company provides to investors must be free from false or misleading statements. Similarly, a company should not exclude any information ifrepparttar 149012 omission makes what is provided to investors false or misleading.

Any information provided to an investor whether written or oral must be accurate in order not to violaterepparttar 149013 anti fraud provision, All securities offerings are subject to this provision.

This process provide a far less expensive way to take your company public thanrepparttar 149014 traditional IPO, and it also provide a much faster track to having your company’s shares listed and trading.

The Regulation D (504) offering is one method of going public we recommend to our clients, we normally conduct a review ofrepparttar 149015 company to see if going public is a viable option for them.

For other option please visit our website: email:

Joseph D. Quinones, President of Genesis Corporate Advisors has spent over 25 years in the securities industry. In 1992 he founded JDQ Financial Group, Inc. and proceeded to build it up from a one man operation to the point where it employed many traders, advised numerous client and generate millions in revenues.

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