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In this age of fast innovation and easy sharing, people can easily get lost in a rabbit-hole of YouTube, Netflix and Instagram (just to name a few). While these are great in helping you unwind at the end of a long day, we mustn’t lose our motivation and goals.These are some of apps that will stimulate your mind and keep you motivated and balanced.
Expand Your Horizons
This is a very well known site/app where exceptional speakers talk about their life, research and ideas. This helps me to connect the world in multiple ways other than through my work (which I tend to focus on so much that I forget about the rest of the world). Teaching students about connection means that you have to be equally connected to the world too.
Blinkist is an app that provides 15 min non-fiction books in an audio book format or in a written format. If you prefer the free version, they choose a book for you to read each day, or you can pay and choose from more than 3000 books! Studies have s shown that concentrated listening or reading daily is like a great workout for your brain!
These educational apps offer free courses
from universities, colleges, etc… that you can take. The few that I’ve taken a look at even offer certificates. Khan Academy also offers videos for visual learners. These apps keep you motivated to gain skills and tools to expand your areas of expertise and help you in your daily life (ex. taxes/budgeting).
To adjust and adapt your career and life, you must know the changes within our fast-paced, ever-changing world. With constant innovation, it is the time for entrepreneurs to launch new avenues for success by predicting our future wants and needs? What will society seek? Knowing how the world is changing reminds us that though we strive for success, the choices we make and the actions we take will have a much greater impact than we think. Therefore, find one or multiple news apps that you feel comfortable with and continue keeping up and connecting with the world!