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Why Everyone Should Consider Continuing Education

Your education shouldn’t stop at 16, once you get your dream job, or because you can’t afford it.
Discover why continuing education is for everybody, and financial resources available to make adult learning achievable for you!

A 2019 report from Learning and Work found that 38% of adults have not studied since they left school, and 8% said they could not afford learning courses. Regardless of your age, employment status, or income, continued education is an important part of keeping upskilled for the job market, developing professionally within your current role, and developing personally in your life.

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7 reasons to Travel

Travelling will show you how small the world is, it will also help you grow your inner world. Because every person you meet, every city you see will come with you when you leave. When you go back home, you will realize that you put more things in your bag when you remember those moments again. When you realize that there are so many different cultures and thoughts in the world, you will realize how wrong it is to adhere to your own culture and mindset.

It is the best decision you can make that is going beyond your own walls and traveling around the world. So why is traveling important? How can traveling the world, studying abroad, meeting different cultures help us in life? Let me explain.

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The comfort zone

Challenging your comfort zone

In this article, you will learn how to go out of your comfort zone. First, we will define what a comfort zone is for you. It is a space, a place, a domain, in which you feel comfortable, you know how it works, the sensations you feel or go to feel are not unknown to you.

Now you will have to ask yourself if in your life, if you have ever been outside your comfort zone. If so, how did you experience this situation, what did it teach you about yourself or about this unknown area? Does that make you want to do it again? Have you started again? If you haven’t had the chance to leave your comfort zone or even had the courage to do.
So, you will know that this is a great opportunity to leave it. Are you going to say why? Because simply, if you step outside your comfort zone, if you learn something new, your comfort zone will simply be greater, and you will feel in your comfort zone in situations that you have previously disturbed. As the image of this post illustrates.

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The Business Model Canvas

How to start a business

In this article, we will talk about how to create a business. We will give you some tips that anyone who would like to have before starting their business. At first, if you have an idea, without paying attention to which country you are, just your idea. You will have to do a lot of research to find out if your idea has already been used. It should be noted that if there are competitors, it is not a bad thing, it means that there is a market. You’re going to have to make your place in this market for this, you’re going to have to tell yourself, why a customer will come to me rather than to my competitor, you’ll have to check that there’s still room in this market.

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volunteer work

The Habit of doing more than paid for

You know that people always put a price on what they want, but why not go further than that? If you do more than what was expected, you will give people the impression that you are not just a person who provides services for money.

These people can give it back to you in many other ways that will be much more useful to you than money. Or simply being a good person and doing a service for someone without expecting anything in return, can help you feel good. It is important to know that some people prefer to offer rather than receive, so they will take more pleasure in offering their services, simply to help people and be happy about it.

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brexit erasmus uk

Does the UK say goodbye to the Erasmus+ programme after Brexit?

The House of Commons ratified the agreement regulating the conditions for the country’s departure from the European Union (EU) (Brexit).

The proposal will be enacted after Queen 2 Elizabeth’s approval, and Britain will leave the EU on January 31, which he joined in 1973.

According to the agreement reached, Britain will pay the EU approximately 30 billion Sterlin, guarantee the rights of EU citizens living in the UK, and a customs point will be created in the Irish Sea.

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Coaches and mentors for students

The importance of a mentor and a coach

Before we understand how important they may be, we talk first about the difference between a mentor and a coach. So, a mentor is a person who has already been where you want to be. So, he can be just one, two or three steps ahead of you. He doesn’t need to be an expert already, although this can be a plus but more complicated to find. If it is already several steps ahead. This will be enough because he can help you in the steps he goes through and make it feedback that can help you.

He can give you a map, the steps to follow to reach that point. It could be very useful because you gain time on research and the mistake he did before you could do. Now the coach, who is a person that doesn’t tell you what to do, but through questions makes you realise what you need to do in your life or for your goal.

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English pronunciation

English pronunciation

Today we will talk about pronunciation. This article is primarily for foreigners who speak English. The most important thing in pronunciation is self-confidence, it’s not always easy to have self-confidence when you speak English or another language, you’re afraid to make mistakes, not to make it clear. But don’t, it will be in those moments when you will make mistakes that will prevent you from being understood.

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The elements of communication

Discover the elements of communication

On this article, I will talk about elements of communication on the basic principles. When you have a conversation with a person, the verbal part of that conversation corresponds to only 7% of comprehension. So imagine where the remaining percentages are? First, the body language that begins with your posture and what you are wearing. However, all this depends on the person you have in front of you, and in what context you are if it is for a job interview, or a classic day at work. After that there is also the facial expression that you can have, it is always more pleasant to see someone smiling, it is often said that the smile is communicative. It is also important to look the person you are talking to in the eye. There is physical contact that is important like shaking hands, which can mean a multitude of things depending on how you will be the hand:

1. The muscular handshake

As the name suggests, this overly strong handshake tears your wrist off. It is used to show dominance and superiority over the other person. Sometimes used by people who do not trust themselves, it can intimidate the other person to boost their self-esteem. It could also have been called the Donald Trump, because we have seen it used so much with other political leaders.

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Passion

What is to be passionate

As we discussed last week, talking about types of thoughts, having a person in your life who is in most of the time positive is important for you, it will help you to stay positive, to keep smiling, because that person will have a smile that will be communicative. This, in turn, can help you to have that positive mindset that can only help you in everyday life, people who always find the positive side of things, can only be happier than others. Therefore, the people around you if you feel happy, it will help you feel happy and it is an endless circle, you convey your energy in this way. You make people want to be happy by being happy. Interesting? Keep on reading! …

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