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paper qualification shapes/determines our success in life?

Postby joane » Fri, 18 Mar 2005 2:55 pm

many ppl talk abt having high qualification. however with this high paper qualification, does that confirm you of getting a high paid job, earning lots of money, having all the Cs???

what do you guys define as success in life?

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Re: paper qualification shapes/determines our success in lif

Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 18 Mar 2005 3:07 pm

joane wrote:many ppl talk abt having high qualification. however with this high paper qualification, does that confirm you of getting a high paid job, earning lots of money, having all the Cs???

what do you guys define as success in life?


Not really. Credentials are really just an opportunity to get a foot in the door. The demand for jobs is higher, more people are searching, and thus, companies can use increasingly stringent criteria when hiring.

What really matters is your creativity, your imagination, your ability to create relationships, and your willingness to take risks. Most people want to risk free environment, then wonder why they don't get anywhere. Learning to get along with all sorts of people is key in order to form good business relationships.

I would note that there are many rich people who do not have a degree. Most of taken risk and started out on their own. But money and power are meaningless as goals in themselves. It is much more important to find something that you have a passion about doing. That way, you'll do your best, and money and power will accrue to you, that's what you want.

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Re: paper qualification shapes/determines our success in lif

Postby Life » Fri, 18 Mar 2005 6:41 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:Learning to get along with all sorts of people is key in order to form good business relationships.

Well said. In the West now, many MNC's are recruiting based on EQ (Emotion Quotient) more so than IQ. EQ is the ability to get along and interact with others esp. in this globalised world where the structure of Co's is flattened and everyone has to work as "one team".
Strong Eagle wrote:I would note that there are many rich people who do not have a degree. Most of taken risk and started out on their own. But money and power are meaningless as goals in themselves. It is much more important to find something that you have a passion about doing. That way, you'll do your best, and money and power will accrue to you, that's what you want.

One very rich businessman was quoted as saying "Money is not important to me, I have enough, I use it to keep a score on Life". Take your pick whichever way he meant.


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