We don’t use much of what we learn at school in our daily lives. The real-world, practical skills we acquire after school are mostly through imitation, self-learning and experimentation.
Traditional, hard skills, taught after school, like engineering, accounting, programming etc., are valued and are easy to measure. However, these skills are not permanent, and may only be valuable in the job market for a short while.
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“He who thinks little errs much.”
“Build your skills, not your resume.”
“Time is what we want most, but what we use worst,”
“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”
It is the ability to manage our own emotions and react to the emotions of others.
People who exhibit emotional intelligence have the less obvious skills necessary to get ahead in life, such as managing conflict resolution, reading and responding to the needs of others, and keeping their own emotions from overflowing and disrupting their lives.
Traveling forces you out of your comfort zone.
You know and feel comfortable with all the people in the school: the teachers, the friends, the parents, and other school workers.
Traveling means new foods, cultures, language, people, and places to explore. It helps you grow as a person.
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