Some successful business folk homeschool their youngsters. Some homeschooled youngsters go on to become successful business people.
Jimmy “Jimbo” Wales, Wikipedia Founder
He and his wife, Christine, home-school their six-year-old daughter, Kira, who is already doing third grade maths and reading at 12-year-old level. Jimmy, himself, was educated by his mother and grandmother in what we now call a cottage school.
Aaron Fessler, CEO
Prior to founding Vulcan, Aaron created MediaSentry, which became the largest provider of anti-piracy services for the motion picture and recording industries. He is now Chief Executive Officer at World Class Driving.
Elon Musk, Inventor and entrepreneur
Musk has revealed in the past that his own experience in public school was horrible, riddled with both bullying and lessons that were neither valuable nor interesting. Instead of forcing his children to endure a similar experience Musk has built them a school without grades and that takes a radically different “unschooling” type approach to learning.
Patricia Fripp, Sales Trainer
Patricia ran away from her home in England when she was 15 and came to San Francisco where she became a hairdresser. She would ask her clients what they did to become successful, and then she followed their advice.