CONVENTIONAL WISDOM KILLS

It killed the L.A. “Times.” The publication looked at the circulation numbers, thought they told the truth. Whereas the reading public suddenly realized there was nothing left in the newspaper and gave up.

“It’s important to note, especially for parents, that there just isn’t a straight line between what you do at school and what you go on to do it’s like being on the ocean. You keep correcting your course according to things that happen to you. And we end up writing a resume, which makes it look like it was a plan. There was a study by a professor at Duke University looking at the degree majors for leaders in 500 companies in Silicon Valley. Forty percent were in math, science, or engineering, but 60% were in the arts and humanities.”

Be happy with who you are.

 

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