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(1/5) PURPOSE – Your Compass in Life

Why is it so important to know?

In the first part of The Architect Program, we talk about our Purpose. The reason? Because the first thing we need to understand when designing or planning anything is… why are we doing it in the first place? 

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The $100K Mistake

Millennials. I love ’em. They are doing everything they were taught to do, which is not necessarily the same thing their parents and grandparents were taught to do and did. I am on the edge of the Millennial cusp, and I think I have similar values (values I was¬†taught). Do what you love. Follow your heart. Live passionately (All great advice!). Yet, our school system is not designed to nurture this. And so, most students enter college¬†lost and many leave college still lost, still searching. Some find their way to a major and career they love that lets them live passionately, but most do not. Most leave college still searching (around 2/3 of them!), with either themselves or their parents racking up a very large bill in the process. It is the $100K decision and 66% of the time it is the $100K fail. (The average I calculated for tuition costs over 4-years was $87,613 not including room and board, books, and all the rest … if you look at the highs, you can reach well over $200K in 4-years easily) Continue reading The $100K Mistake