July 17, 2017

How education has the power to impact your future success

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‘It always seems impossible until it's done.’- Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela has been a thought leader in education that has inspired millions around the world to value education. Nelson Mandela’s famous inspirational sayings and quotes on education and success are a huge part of his legacy. He has been applauded for inspiring change in society and encouraging people to empower themselves through education.

Nelson Mandela challenged the norms and the boundaries that limit people from living up to their potential. His motivation and quotes from speeches are used widely to inspire positive thinking and a desire to succeed in people. Nelson Mandela played a significant role in shaping the minds of young people and transforming how society views success. Getting a qualification is one of the best self-development tools you can instil to change your life. It’s never too late to empower yourself through education and use it to advance your success.

Education gives you an opportunity to build a foundation in which you can accomplish greatness. When you are educated you become confident enough in your skills and offerings and you can build up your career through that confidence. In this economy, unemployment is high and knowledgeable and skilled candidates are still the first preference. The knowledge gained through education and experience is valuable in the work and business sector.

Selecting a qualification that will position you for success

It is vital to choose a certified programme that will position you in the industry you want to get into. This means knowing which skills to sharpen and knowledge to expand on so that you are well equipped to succeed in that field. This also requires you to understand the value of your experience and expertise. It is important to have career guidance and get tips on how to choose a qualification so that you acquire an attainment that is valuable to the industry you are going into or that will take your career to the next level in that field. Let’s explore the benefits of the educational achievements you acquire.

It grows you mentally 

‘There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.’- Nelson Mandela

Being educated equips you with knowledge and it opens your mind to new ways of thinking. School is where you sharpen the skills that you have and learn more skills so you are ready to offer the world better. You become a problem solver full of solutions because your thinking is sharpened. Education enlightens you and inspires you to desire more through the knowledge you obtain. Your mind is broadened in its thinking and imaginative capacity.

Your creativity is sharpened when you expose yourself to know more and realise the needs of business. You start becoming a critical thinker with positive solutions for the economy and other sectors. You are challenged to think smartly and broaden your perspective. Your ideas and thoughts are used in the workplace to create growth. When you develop your mind, you prepare yourself to start new experiences and position your mind for success.

It elevates your career

'A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in making the world the better place we so passionately dreamt of.'- Nelson Mandela 

Education will place you in a powerful position to determine the success of your career. You can travel any career path when you are empowered through learning. You may take the entrepreneurial route or you can seek employment opportunities. Education gives your career the legitimacy it needs to become a success. The beauty of education is that you can always continue your studies and accomplish other goals. The more qualified you are in the work field the more eligible you become for promotions and career advancement.

Education can also help you get into a new field when you need to navigate a career switch . The expertise that you specialised in college becomes valuable to a business in that field. The skills you acquire allow you to showcase your work and knowledge to potential employers and investors and this creates a sustainable income for you. The quality of your current job can be improved through additional studying and qualifications.

You can brand yourself for success

‘For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.’- Nelson Mandela

When you are highly-skilled, educated and have the right qualifications under your belt you have the confidence to treat yourself as a brand. It is important to have a branding concept for your profiles and portfolios that will give your target the overall impression you desire. Branding yourself is about setting up professional portfolios of your work to demonstrate your power and ability to potential employers and investors.

Why choose to study?  

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‘I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.’ This Mandela month you can choose education to turn your future into the success you desire. Success requires bold decisions and commitment to achieving what you set out to do. This means eliminating fear and excuses that are in the way of your ability to create the best future. When you register to do a course in any field, you have to consider doing the course with a well-recognised and accredited college that will ignite your career.

The legendary late Nelson Mandela emphasised the power education gives any individual who dares to empower themselves. Education is a priceless investment that can better the lives and backgrounds of the people that pursue it.

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About the Author
Content Creator at Educor Holdings

As a writer in the education sector I am passionate about nurturing people in their careers, wellness and personal growth. I focus on a variety of illuminating topics that are helpful to people’s growth and success. I hope to inspire people to feel motivated to live up to their full potential and know they can have an optimistic and prosperous life. My intention is to contribute to an empowered nation that makes great choices and positive change.

Personally I enjoy the world of fashion and keeping up with the trends. I have great interest in digital trends and the impact of social media in today’s world. I enjoy learning from other creative people. I value having purposeful relationships with people who have great visions that align with my own.

 

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