If you have children at home who like to tinker on things, whose questions don’t cease, who love exploring, who … Continue reading Education: National contest for innovation
A lot of kids at age 17 or 18 are often not clear, about what career would fit them best. Add to that is a changing world, that would make things even more confusing. The job opportunities that exist now were absent ten years ago and so it is quite likely that what you train for now might not be enough sooner or later.
At one point degrees were the sole motivating factor for higher education. There was prestige in the number of degrees you ‘gathered’ or what degree, for that matter, you attained. Although degrees continue to be relevant, somehow they no longer are a defining factor for some jobs at the entry level. Continue reading “Education: Getting a degree may not be everything”
Have you seen Angela Lee Duckworth’s Ted Talk video on “grit”? She talks about how she found out that there was a common quality that makes people from all fields or walks of life successful. The quality she was talking about was ‘grit’. Grit is perseverance for long -term goals that is powered by passion.