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Success is in the Attitude

16 Apr

My childhood evolved from the East End of London, an area often synonymous with crime, poverty and inequality. A salad bowl of multiculturalism though it’s done nothing to halt the mushrooming divide between the rich and poor. 

It is here I learnt the real value of education. It never failed to dawn on me that it was the key to break through the ills of our society. Education opens the doors of opportunity that no other skill can provide. I credit its influence in laying the foundation for my own development. 

If education is the building block of social mobility then attitude is surely its cement. It impressed upon me the importance of having goals and ambition. Prosperity is as much a state of mind as of economics. Continue reading