Archives for April 2009

Escape the Bad Learning Habits You Picked Up at School

The formal education system teaches us poor learning habits. Instead of promoting deeper understanding, it forces students to memorize. Instead of creativity, it promotes rule-following. The skills of collaboration that are crucial in the outside world are labeled cheating or academic dishonesty. Unfortunately, I don’t feel universities will change much. But the advantage is that […]

Be a Rockstar, Not a Record Label: Build an Unscalable Business

A common piece of advice given to entrepreneurs is creating scalability. In the widely published book, Rich Dad, Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki recommends building a business that can run without you. This way, your assets generate money without you having to work. You can insert a fantasy about earning millions of dollars while you sip […]