By James Mills, Associate Partner & Mentorship Coach, Lighthouse International
"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."
- Mark Twain
We've all had a variety of experiences in our education; we may have really struggled, excelled or somewhere in between. Over the years there have been many legends like Thomas Edison (inventor of the light-bulb), Gillian Lynne (choreographer of Cats & Phantom of the Opera) and Richard Branson (founder of Virgin) who have either dropped out of mainstream education, struggled immensely or been labelled as 'slow' by teachers.
Here's a thought-provoking video by Prince Ea highlighting the difference between education and schooling. It goes some way to explain why legends have struggled with school and the difference self-awareness made in their success!