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Or perhaps we should say, “Congratulations*” – with a footnote reading:
“This salutation is reserved for graduates who majored in engineering, computer science, or finance at a top-tier school. All others, enjoy a primal scream.”
SAfm’s Ashraf Garda chats to Rene Venter, CEO of Talent Dynamics for Young People about how young people can use Talent Dynamics to understand their own unique “flow” profile and how parents can support their children in making career choices.
“As a Trainer and Career Coach who has worked with youn […]
Education is the ultimate key to life and career success and you won’t catch me arguing with that truth in this lifetime. My parents drilled that into my head a long time ago and I’m sure yours did too. But from my experience in the working world, having a good education alone is no longer enough.
The biggest challenge that young people face today is that they have low self-confidence and cannot see their worth to an employer or, they have so many options and opportunities that they have no clear vision and are confused about the jobs or careers that would suit them best.
The “hidden talent” remains hidden because our young people are never taught what their natural gifts and talents are and why they are so crucial to a fulfilled life.
Wow , my daughter has just been offered 3 jobs! Don’t get me wrong I am very proud of her but with no formal qualification behind her and having just turned twenty how is this possible?
Heart-warming and inspiring story about a girl who stood up for what she believed in and made a difference.
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Graig Lee Smith from RSG Radio station interviews Rene Venter on how to support learners when it comes to the big task of making subject choices for their careers.
Why is it important to find your Element? The most important reason is personal. Finding your Element is vital to understanding who you are and what you’re capable of being and doing with your life.
The world of work has changed dramatically. Most of today’s youth are likely to experience an average of 17 employment transitions in their working lifetime. They are likely to have occupations in up to five different sectors of the economy. Many will have a variety of concurrent work roles, and have regular planned and unplanned gaps from work. Preparing our youth for this world of work requires a new approach to career planning.
I love this 10 minute talk by Niko Everett, and think all parents and young people should watch it. Her message is clear and easy – let’s treat ourselves and each other as if we were stars. She has a few key, simple steps to growing our self esteem.
My son is a 6ft 3 bundle of ‘Supporter’ energy.
Did we know he was a supporter? No. He’s made it to head boy in his school and his charisma, engaging nature and ability to inspire people to use their potential, and his loving insight into people could have given it away, but we didn’t know…
Young people don’t need to worry about making one big career decision that they will have to live with for the rest of their life. They just need to find the role that focuses on their natural talents and tasks they love to do, therefore being in FLOW!
Joe came out as a Creator profile, tons of Dynamo energy bursting to get out, a lively, high energy little boy, a pleasure to speak with.
His mum thought she knew him but after the debrief told me that she had learned so much more about him and was so proud of the answers that he gave to the questions I asked him.
She really felt that she understood him at a different level.
Sam arrived late for the training in his leathers and helmet and slouched himself down in his chair in a mixture of awkwardness, self consciousness and ‘do I really have to be here-ness’ and the debrief began.
When I first spoke to Rauri, he was 18 years old, working part-time with his Ju Jitsu trainer teaching students and supplementing his income by working in a laboring job he didn’t particularly enjoy.
So I asked him what he would truly love to do…
Every young person needs a champion, someone who will not give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and who insists that they become the best that they can be. Someone who will support them in making career choices that will make them happy.
Bored in school, failing classes, at odds with peers: This child might be an entrepreneur, says Cameron Herold. He makes the case for parenting and education that helps would-be entrepreneurs flourish and make great career choices — as kids and as adults.
Since completing my talent dynamics training I’ve been having a fabulous time connecting with my 7 year old daughter, Cailin. Being a very hands-on mother, I spend a lot of time with her. So I know her very well.