This degree is a complete waste of money, according to Mark Cuban

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Mark Cuban is an entrepreneur, professional sports team owner (Dallas Mavericks), father, husband and one of the most voracious sharks on ABC's 'Shark Tank'.

He's also a self-made billionaire.

When it comes to investment advice, Cuban will serve it to those who ask him in a matter-of-fact manner without sugarcoating the truth or his honest opinion. And though this tough love style doesn't work for everyone, it's undeniable that it makes Cuban's advice and opinions highly regarded.

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One of the best things about Cuban is his ability to speak on behalf of personal experiences, both failures and successes, and capitalize on the fact that he was a person who worked as hard as he possibly could and didn't stop until he got to where he wanted to be.

Reddit ran an AMA with Mark Cuban, which revealed pieces of his most valuable pieces of business wisdom and experiences.

Here were the top takeaways:

What it's like to own an NBA franchise:

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His advice to any aspiring professional athlete:

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On the rumors that 'Shark Tank' is scripted:

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Not every deal you see on 'Shark Tank' is final:

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The only investment that's cost him:

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His advice to prospective students choosing a school for higher education:

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The degree he thinks is a waste of money:

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The books he thinks every aspiring entrepreneur should read:

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What he's most proud of:

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Now, check out these 10 Mark Cuban quotes about business that'll change the way you approach your career:

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#1: "I still work hard to know my business. I'm continuously looking for ways to improve all my companies, and I'm always selling. Always."

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#2: "When you've got 10,000 people trying to do the same thing, why would you want to be number 10,001?"

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#3: "Because if you're prepared and you know what it takes, it's not a risk. You just have to figure out how to get there. There is always a way to get there."

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#4: "Go out there and get rich. Get so obnoxiously rich that when that tax bill comes, your first thought will be to choke on how big a check you have to write."

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#5: "​In the past, people used to tell me to shut up a bit. But what I believe is to put out your opinion and let everyone else react. If I'm wrong, I'm wrong."

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#6: "I've learned that it doesn't matter how many times you failed. You only have to be right once. I tried to sell powdered milk. I was an idiot lots of times, and I learned from them all."

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#7: "Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it all away from you."

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#8: "Forget about finding your passion. Instead, focus on finding big problems."

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#9: "It's not about money or connections -- it's the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone when it comes to your business. And if it fails, you learn from what happened and do a better job next time."

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#10: "What I've learned is that if you really want to be successful at something, you'll find that you put the time in. You won't just ask somebody if it's a good idea, you'll go figure out if it's a good idea."

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