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Education Isn’t What it Used to be Part 2

Every education system in the world is being reformed at the moment. And it’s not enough. Reform is no use anymore.  Because that’s simply improving a broken model.  What we need … is not evolution but a revolution in education. – Sir Ken Robinson — So, where were we? Ah yes.  Degrees. My point in saying that degrees are not worth what they used to be worth is not to... read more

Education Isn’t What it Used to be

In the next thirty years, according to UNESCO, more people worldwide will be graduating through education since the beginning of history.  And it’s the combination of … technology and its transformation effect of work, and demography and the huge explosion in population.  Suddenly, degrees aren’t worth anything. – Sir Ken Robinson — To be frank, this is going to be a very... read more

Smart and Still Failing? Here’s Why.

Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one’s ideas, to take a calculated risk – and to act. –Andre Malraux — I just read this list entitled ‘Why Intelligent People Fail’ on Mr. Matt Mullenweg’s blog over at ma.tt and found it to be incredibly on point, but... read more

Why You Don’t Need to be the First to Accomplish Your Dreams and Make a Difference in Your Field

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. –Ralph Waldo Emerson — Being a veritable drop in the enormous pond that is self-help, I’m sure many people would ask themselves why I would even bother to make a site devoted to something that has been covered thousands of times before. Well, that’s a little... read more
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