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Veer Away from Heavy Management Theory

"Unlearn Your MBA." It's the most important piece of advice new entrepreneurs can take, argues David Heinemeier Hansson. Hansson estimates that 96.7% of what he learned at the Copenhagen Business School has no impact on what he does today as a partner at 37signals. MBA students need to readjust and recalibrate their thinking away from heavy management theories towards building a product and pleasing a customer.