The Art of the Teacher-Student

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In my journey towards self-mastery, I’ve realized a prerequisite to reaching a new level is to accept the student role. There’s a time when I have to acknowledge I don’t know something or, could dramatically improve in some area, and so the I have to sit down, shut up and …

3 Ways to Prep for An Online Course

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Congratulations. You’ve taken the leap into online education. Don’t worry; even though online classes have been available for years it still remains challenging for people. And to some, it’s still “alternative” type of schooling. This is the 21st Century, where more people are walking around with Internet-connected devices in their …

Education is Beyond the Classroom

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The education industry is the most neglected yet one of the most important. Sectors from health care to technology to the sciences receive incredible amounts of attention, resources and financial backing to evolve. So it’s no surprise to me these arenas tend to excel and these are the areas people …

Library Beast – The Ultimate Self-Learning Resource List

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How would you define the ultimate resource? “Resourcefulness” is such a buzzword. We know it when we see it and yet it can still have this aloof nature. To be resourceful sounds like a positive trait. And when venturing into entrepreneurship, resourcefulness is one of the word’s closest relatives. But …

An Education in Warrior Mindset

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Since entering the Taekwondo dojang at age 10, I realized I had a battle lust. There’s something energizing and uplifting about facing a challenger one-on-one, mental or physical, making use of physicality and energy, and the only reliance I have includes my will, instincts and skills. It’s almost euphoric and …

Disagreements & Emotions: How to Learn from Them

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Disagreements can evolve you if you allow them. I met a group of seekers not long ago at a comfortable diner. Their focus, similar to mine, is on realizing personal potential and striking the deepest connection with the source of the universe. They’re lifelong learners. But just because we have …

Should You Quit College?

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You’ve been attending college and feeling overwhelmed. You’re not that interested in the courses, you’re not mingling with your classmates and peers the way you expected, and you’re not even sure you want to continue majoring in whatever you chose. Right now, in this moment, you feel done. Time to …