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David Heinemeier Hansson, the creator of the Ruby on Rails Web development framework and partner at 37signals, is a pretty smart guy. But to succeed as an entrepreneur, he found that his education was, in some ways, working against him. In this Entrepreneur Thought Leader Lecture, given earlier this year at Stanford University, Hansson talks about how his formal education had little to no impact on his business life. And he warns future startup owners that if they don’t readjust their thinking, that diploma could drag them down.


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