ONE LIFE TO LIVE…AND IT IS MUCH MORE THAN THE SCIENCES AND ARTS
The day after I was asked to contribute to this edition of Bottomline, I started reading my copy of John Maxwell’s book, “Thinking For A Change”. I had read only the first 5 pages of this excellent book, when I came across a confirmation of a long held personal conviction: good grades do not (necessarily) lead to a better life, and education often times cannot deliver on the promise of success.
“Don’t you know highly educated people who are highly unsuccessful? Haven’t you met college professors with PhDs who cannot manage their lives effectively?” John Maxwell in Thinking For A Change.
I am awed by the thought that parents (and teachers) have so much influence over the emotional, spiritual, physical and mental formation of the next generation. It is a delusion (and a very simplistic approach) to…
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