In an age where something as small as your mobile phone can offer endless hours of entertainment and distractions, it can sometimes be difficult to stay focused – especially if you’re learning remotely. Staying on track with your online childcare classes is far from impossible, however, and today’s article is going to outline six distinct practices … Continue reading “Acing your Coursework: 6 Ways to Stay on Track”
When tackling courses such as our Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30113) online and Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113) online course it can sometimes prove difficult to stay focused. With the current learning environment having shifted so drastically it’s especially important to keep focused whilst learning remotely. In today’s blog, … Continue reading “Remote Learning (5 Essential Tips To Consider)”
I spent a day with the world’s number one ultraman Kilian Jornet back in 2010. He told me about the difference between his life in the mountains and the life he sees in the city. Kilian spends most of his life in the mountains. He will run up and down Everest next year. He has already run up and down Kilimanjaro, Aconcagua, Montblanc and Cervino (setting the record for the fastest ascent on each). He says that he knows his destination, but is often doubtful about the exact path – he is very aware of surroundings, of changes in the weather, of loose rocks. He is constantly adjusting his path.
Unlike so many other questions you have about your career, this one’s not quite as easy to Google. (Or—shameless plug—to look up on The Daily Muse.) The good news is, you’re not alone—in fact, I’ll guarantee that everyone has pondered it at some point. And luckily, many of them are willing to share their advice. If you’re at a loss for what steps to take next, read on for the best pieces of advice from a recent Quora thread on this very issue. 1. Talk to people. Meet or call at least 50 people. They can be your friends, relatives, friends of friends/references. Call them up, schedule a meeting, go see them and interact with them on what they are doing. Don’t expect anything, don’t ask them to find you a job, don’t ask them to give you a job. Just talk and meet and have a normal conversation.