Spending a week working with helicopters opened my eyes to the world of work, where engineering meets business.
One of the highlights of last year was when the EiA came into school to give us a flavour of the world of entrepreneurship. The misconceptions I had about being an entrepreneur were completely wiped away!
If you’re short on cash/have a few hours’ spare time/want something rewarding to do, starting a business can be a great pastime. You can learn so much about people and finance and how the world works from founding a start-up! If you’re not comfortable taking other people’s money, you can give all profits to charity…
Free will is great, right? But too much choice might not be. Here, I explore the Paradox of Choice and how you can use this to your advantage.
This post is mostly aimed at young people between the ages of 15 – 18 in the UK but if you are at university, I’m sure you’ll still be able to find some valuable resources here.
Why bother with work experience? Just guess what you want to do for the rest of your life…
We often turn to experts for guidance in times of confusion, uncertainty and ignorance. However, this reliance on experts can sometimes be misplaced.