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My Schooling Versus My Job Skills Provenance

I keep grinding my ax in my blog pieces on the efficacy of “unschooling” and informal learning versus what a person learns in more formal educational settings. Though I acknowledge the primacy of formal education and training in some fields – like science, engineering, medicine and law – I also strongly believe (based on my own experience) that a person can develop technical and professional skills (for many types and aspects of business) mostly outside of formal schooling.

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