Be the sharper Knife. It's not about what you need to learn. It's about what you already know.
Take this as your first test of marketing. Demonstrate to them how your years of business experience gained in lieu of college will actually put you ahead of your peers, and then figure out how you will market yourself for the jobs you want.
Take any damned job, but bring excellence to it. If you are waiting tables, consider what you can do to make every customer's experience memorable. You'll develop an art in being with people, and that can be re-purposed to any other profession in life.
After 25 years working for the phone company, Chris Donovan quit his job to follow his dream: designing women’s shoes. He spent two years in Italy at Polimoda Fashion Institute, and now faces the challenge of building a business around his unconventional creations.
You Must Have a “Why.” And money just doesn't cut it, especially for people trying to go it on their own. You have to address that Why in five areas, Family, Faith, Health, Work and Hobbies. For each of these you should set . . .