The world has become a global village and you might not meet all the relevant people at events. Social media is your biggest networking resource.
We cannot raise a generation to think that the only way they can make sense in an argument or discussion is through insults. Let us be the role models future generations will be grateful for.
There is a stage in life where you cannot blame society for who you are - you take responsibility and grow. You will have to grow into the version of you that can attract and handle the next level you need, and not everyone will understand your process but...
We live in a generation where we yearn and will pay anything to be everything but ourselves. We are all unsung/unseen heroes, until we do the greater work on ourselves.
Being an avid reader is not a gift, it’s a skill we can all develop if we discipline ourselves, and this was what I had to share with my friend when she asked how to develop the reading habit after having the passion for it.
Nancy says with a laugh. “Though I had no idea what I was doing then, I used what I had to grow a skill that I’m benefiting from today. It has taught me that no excuse is relevant for personal growth.”
Sometimes we fall victim or into the trap of comparing ourselves to someone’s best without knowing what our potential can achieve. We settle for and get comfortable with being the second while the first place is not crowded. We compete with the “uncompetable” forgetting that there is no competition...
I’m not saying ignore the pain of life or pretend it doesn’t exist, what I want you to do is find strength in the pain to intentionally look for the good your experience is offering. You are becoming something or someone with your experience, pay attention.
The university cannot overload its curriculum or syllabus with everything students need to know, hence it’s your personal responsibility to grow beyond the classroom.
There is always something to learn from a supportive person with different or greater experience who is willing to listen without judgement, provide guidance, and answer questions.