Monday, April 18, 2011

What Jack, Mark and John Can Teach You About Having Fun and Recreation

We all are trained to see a dichotomy between work and recreation. No doubt those two are different. But are they opposites?

What's the latest fun thing have you done?
Photo credit: Ya-TAAHHHH!!! by Josh Libatique

The dichotomy between work and play is expressed to children in nursery rhymes. No wonder why many of us grow with the notion that when you're working, you should not be having fun.

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Monday, April 4, 2011

Education, Then and Now

We spend 15, 20, 25 years in school accumulating knowledge, then struggle afterwards with the question, "How much of it have you used so far in earning your next $100,000?"

Bill Gates didn't finish college. Where did he get his "education"?
Photo Credit: "The Thinker" by Steve Jurvetson

Don't get me wrong. I do not mean to demean your degree or postgraduate studies. On the contrary, I wish to stimulate debate within you about your continuing education, to highlight its importance. Has education stopped? or has it continued in your life?

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