The Bondage of Certificate: What You Don't Know About School






Your certificate is what is holding you.(Did you just cringe a little?) Don’t worry. I will show you what I mean. Read along.

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School Vs Enterpreneurship

I know you must have heard that to be anything in this country you need a master’s degree or two; one is business or marketing and another is a different certificate in your discipline. If you can do it abroad, better.

Now that you are planning on getting your certificate(for those still in school), or have gotten yours. What is your next move?—Job of course. After job, what next?

I know you’re among the generation of people who your parent must have told to; “graduate from school with good grades and secure a lucrative white collar job”. That also means you’re among those people who after graduation, don’t know anything aside what they studied in school.

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We are experiencing one of the most financial crisis in our country’s history. It is truly a tragedy that the hard work accomplished by courageous leaders to strengthen our currency are now being cast away by politicians who are more concerned with pandering than leading.

Certificate vs Education

The key to the unlock new opportunities in this generation is education. The major challenge to this is that the school system we operate at at present is trapped with old teachings and believes. Please don’t get me wrong. I am not saying school is a waste of time. All I am saying is that, the doctrine being taught in school of the 21st century was the same doctrine taught to our fore fathers. Common, you don’t fight today’s battle with yesterday’s information. School change slowly, and the world is changing too rapidly.

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“One reason why so many student leave school and are unable to find job is that they have been trained to be an employee. They lack the real-life skills to become an entrepreneur. This makes student to leave school unprepared”.—Robert Kiyosaki

Everything looks rosy on paper, but raising your head up, you see a different or better still, l changed world entirely.

Were you deceived by your lecturer? Absolutely no, your lecturer were just teaching you what they were also taught. Same curriculum, same theme, same government, same teaching materials but unfortunately you come out with your certificate and its seems useless because the information you have is outdated.

With certificate, a medical doctor can only work as a doctor, lawyers must practice law.

The reason so many smart and well-educated people do not achieve great wealth is because in school they were taught that mistake are bad. In real world, mistake is how we learn.

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The Solution

There is a difference between education and qualification. Degree and certificate are for employment while education is for improvement. There is no job security anywhere. You create job security for
yourself.

In this information age, we need the following three categories of education.

1. Academic Education
2. Professional Education
3. Financial Education

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Education is a Process

Education is not just in the classroom. Education is a process. You need to start attending seminars, workshops, take advantage of the FREE ones now and later go for the paid ones when you can afford them. Read books on personal development and finance, listen to inspirational audios. Become addicted to learning.

Be an information junkie because we’re in the information age. “In the jet age, anyone in possession of the information, has the wealth” says Robert Kiyosaki

The Nigerian education model is not encouraging. And it’s getting less and less effective as the years roll by. I really hope this so-called change government turns it lenses in improving it.

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Your certificate can become your bondage if you allow it.

Written by:
Okon Joseph
CEO, Word Inspired International



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