It’s often thought that graduation is the end of your education, but nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, it might be better said that graduation is just the beginning. Your education shouldn’t stop when you graduate, even though it will look a lot different.
There are forces in the world that guarantee that you’ll need to keep learning throughout your life, and here are just a few.
If you are still in school you’re probably not fully aware of the extent to which technology has changed in a relatively short amount of time. For example, 30 years ago there was no Internet. And would not have mattered anyway because the average person couldn’t afford (or maintain) the typical computer that existed at that time. 40 years ago only the very wealthy owned cell phones – now everyone has at least one.
Investment in technology has brought about massive changes both in how we work and how we live. It will require ongoing education just to keep up.
The pace of the business world
Business has had to both create and absorb all that technology, and that has brought about incredible change in the process. In addition, greater competition from foreign sources has completely changed the way most business organizations operate. Continue Reading →