According to American journalist Megan McArdle in her book The Up Side of Down, there are two types of learners: growth learners and fixed learners. Quite simply, a growth learner is someone that accepts difficulty and prospers despite failure. A fixed learner has been conditioned to believe that knowledge is set, that you are either capable or incapable, gifted or […]
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They say history tends to repeat itself, but I disagree. Things don’t simply come back. Instead, they grow out of a historical soil enriched by lessons of years prior. In the 1920s, when radio first became accessible to the general public, it had a significant cultural impact. People made time to huddle around their crystal radios in order to hear […]
In a terse tone paired with a thick Filipino accent, my father once said, “Education is your only way out. You only have one shot at a prosperous life. Be smart.”