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The Dangers of Motivation (and How to Protect Yourself from Imbalance)

Dangers of Motivation

Reading Time: 6 minutesI’ve spoken at length for the need to self-educate. Our school system does not adequately prepare us for a happy, prosperous life. I’ve emphasized how reading the right books will guarantee you some level of success. But there is a catch. Learning is worthless unless we apply what we learn. Tell me if this sounds familiar.  You sit down, open a web ... Read More »

5 Crucial Life Skills You’re Not Taught in School (and How to Learn Them)

Life Skills Not Taught in School

Reading Time: 12 minutesThe American education system is broken. We are not learning life skills necessary to succeed in today’s world. College costs continue to skyrocket (private schools now average $67,000 per year), yet the education we receive there is lackluster at best. Courses and curriculum are completely devoid of necessary life skills, and instead encourage herd mentality; get a job and sit at a ... Read More »