You can have all the creativity in the world... But if you don't work hard and develop the right working skills and ethics, you won't get to use your Flamingo If I’m drunk it’s camping friend’s fault shirt. School is still the way to get "that" job. If you don't respect deadlines in your job, you'll get fired. Working doesn't mean all fun and games. You have to do things that are sometimes useless and far from creative... Just because you need too, to follow process and regulations. Yes, some of the knowledge you learn in school is useless, but the work habits are important. Being an adult is not all fun and games.