While the school of the hard knocks may have a spot in the hearts of all who go through it, oftentimes a formal degree holds the ability to do wonders for a person's career, growth and perspective. For anyone who is in the work force and is hitting a dead-end, higher educational pursuits may be a great idea to seriously consider.
1. Nothing to Contribute
When it is time for staff meetings, are you often the quietest one in the meeting? If you're left feeling as if the conversation is going completely in one ear and out the other, there could be a lack of insight on the actual topic. While reading books, journal articles and current news may help, entering an educational program can certainly be a confidence and career booster. After all, the person in the board room with nothing to say is usually dead-weight. No one wants to employ dead weight