The Gambler – Kenny Rogers got it right.

My oldest (8) asked me the difference between law school and business school. I replied, “I spent 3 years in law school learning all about the things can go wrong; I spent 2 years in business school learning all about the things that can go right.” That’s the reason the best lawyers are so risk averse and pragmatic and the best business people are super optimistic, idealistic and visionary. In that vein, for all you entrepreneurial-types, listen to Kenny Rogers and skip graduate school. Here’s 5 years of grad school in a song.