School, at least the system we have here in America, produces lots of waste — wasted time, wasted money, wasted attention. But there is a lot of usefulness to be obtained in school too, if you know where to look.
Today, I’ll tell you where.
2:55 Today’s episode: The Best Things You’ll Learn In School
3:50 Dre’s background in college and being in school
6:11 There are a lot of tools we need in life that we do not get in school
6:30 Going to school is not the end, but the beginning of your work
9:17 Point I: In school you will learn to respect authority
11:09 A lot of people get into entrepreneurship, so they do not have to they want to do things on their own but in some ways people will a
23:01 Point II: In school you don’t have a choice but to start something and finish it
13:13 Finishing out what you start is a skill
13:59 Point III: You learn how to play “the game”
17:39 In life you are going to have to play games. Do things you don’t really want to do in order to get to doing what you actually want to do
20:06 You need to know what your game is based on where you’re going in life
22:22 Don’t just take everything that I say as the gospel because your life may be completely different
24:13 For this to work out for you, you have to strategize and think long term
25:01 Point IV: The best at the program aren’t always the best in life, also discussed in Episode 478 – Why The Best Students Don’t Always Do Best In “Real Life”
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