Things you really need to learn

Both Stephen Downes and Guy Kawasaki have some thought provoking notions embedded in their lists. Neither will take you anywhere near as much time to read as they took to write their advice, so you can count on getting a pretty good return on your investment by leveraging their wisdom.

Stephen Downes – Things You Really Need to Learn – Half an Hour

Your school will try to teach you facts, which you’ll need to pass the test but which are otherwise useless. In passing you may learn some useful skills, like literacy, which you should cultivate. But Guy Kawasaki is right in at least this: schools won’t teach you the things you really need to learn in order to be successful, either in business (whether or not you choose to live life as a toady) or in life. Here, then, is my list. This is, in my view, what you need to learn in order to be successful. [Link] [Tags: Schools] [Comment]

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