Trying to get a 45 y/o sibling in to consulting (was an entrepreneur prior in the restaurant industry). No college degree but willing to bust his butt to learn. Books/online courses recommended pls

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The problem with this is that many contracts sell on qualifications. They often have requirements for education and certifications. I’m not sure how he would get around those. I think no matter how late getting a bachelors is the right thing to do. Just have him do an online one in the background. Should be a piece of pie if he’s bright.

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