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  1. Raoul Duke
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    Raoul Duke Stop F*cking Around Read Millionaire Fastlane I've Read UNSCRIPTED FASTLANE INSIDER Speedway Pass Summit Attendee

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    I am waiting for someone to come up with a participation trophy for Entrepreneurs.
     
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    There's a bunch of participation trophies:
    • Getting to tell people you're "CEO"
    • Business cards with your made up title
    • A website with your goofy smile on it
    • An Instagram account that says you're a business owner
    • A company credit card with your company name on it that you get to use and tell people "I'll write it off on taxes"
    There's a bunch.

    On a bigger level there's universities and academic programs that give you a piece of paper for learning about entrepreneurship. I got one from Indiana University on a full ride. In an alternate reality, if I had to pay the $200,000 and 4 years to get it, I'd tell them to go fly a kite and spend that $200k on buying a random business.
     
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    THIS is a huge pet peeve of mine.

    Every kid who has a startup calls themselves CEO...

    But they’re a single member LLC..

    I just put owner on my cards and emails.
     
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    The Abundant Man Gold Contributor Read Millionaire Fastlane I've Read UNSCRIPTED Speedway Pass

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    I meet guys who join Amway that tell me this all the time
     
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    ZF Lee Platinum Contributor Read Millionaire Fastlane I've Read UNSCRIPTED FASTLANE INSIDER Speedway Pass

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    Impossible....no such thing.
    Employees also get paid for their work. What participation trophy there is?

    This is a verrrry late post.
    Good call, though.

    IMO, I saw university classes as worse than entrepreneurship. My last college classes were filled with lazy folks that never contributed to the class discussion at all. I had to struggle to accommodate team mates on assignments, and I couldn't fire or train them quickly like in business. At least, in business, you can choose your players.

    People issues, I guess.
     
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    The MLM sheep that use the media logos in their pitch just because their company sent out a press release that hit the automated back pages of MSBC, CNN, and FOX.
     
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    rwhyan Contributor Read Millionaire Fastlane I've Read UNSCRIPTED

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    As Gary Vaynerchuk says in this video: College is a f*cking vacation.

    I'm in college right now and completely agree. Getting by in college is easier than high school because at least you don't have to spend 8 hours a day in class, rather you spend 3-4 hours.
     
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    I really wish I could get all these books at the time when I was in college. I can save myself from wasting precious time acquiring useless degrees. It is absolutely right that most of the college kids find an escape route in books to save themselves from the hard work and finds an excuse to justify them in not doing anything.
     
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    Also to add, reading books doesn't make someone an authority on topics discussed in said books. Nothing beats real world experience.
    If you can quote a line out of a book but you don't have a paying customer or an actual business, you're spending too much time in the wrong areas.
     
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    LuckyPup Done Dicking Around Read Millionaire Fastlane I've Read UNSCRIPTED FASTLANE INSIDER Speedway Pass

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