Coherent Times Magazine

How an idiot became an actuary

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Taddy Blecher, Director of Maharishi Institute, Johannesburg:

“The future of education is around this concept of mass personalisation, which is about education getting down to the level of every individual (their wants, needs, skills, abilities, talent, etc)…and education does not do that today.” …

One thing Blecher picked up from this was the art of meditation, which he says transformed how his mind worked.

“I went from not being able to concentrate at all, to being able to study for 14 hours on end,” he explains. “My mind was alive.”

He went on to take the rest of his actuarial exams (taking six in one year, which was unheard of), passed them all, and even got the top Honours mark in the country.

“My professor came to me and said: how did an idiot like you become an actuary?” …

Read full article: http://www.moneyweb.co.za/in-depth/watch-how-an-idiot-became-an-actuary/

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Author: Peter Kiefer

Student of Maharishi European Research University.

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