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Schooling or education? The difference lies in relevance - 6 days ago, 14:44

Wale Akinyemi

As I have shared my thoughts on the difference between civilisation and development, one other area that we need to address is the difference between intelligence and relevance; something that could be one of the problems plaguing our society.

The owners of the future will not be paid for their intelligence. They will be paid for their relevance. Relevance is not a function of how intelligent you are, neither is it a function of size or present day success.

It is not a function of how deep your pockets are today. It is a function of how solution oriented you are and how well you are able to read the future and use your innovation to capture the future.

Value never follows the irrelevant. You need to be concerned about the shelf life of your current model or way of thinking. This brings me to the core of today’s argument. To understand the ...
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