I’m sure going through formal education and getting a degree is the best decision for a lot of people, but I’ve honestly always felt education is inferior to practical experience and being able to show other people that you’re capable and good at what you’re doing.
“Chances are good, almost overwhelming, that what happened, happened as a consequence of the system that he works in, not from his own efforts. In other words, performance cannot be measured. You only measure the combined effect of the system and his efforts. You cannot untangle the two.”