Name of Video: What’s Your Why?
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What is this video about:
It’s a motivational video about why people want to go to graduate school and what keeps people motivated to complete it even when there are many challenges.
This video is mostly likely tailored to motivate working professionals with or without families studying in graduate programs for career advancement.
Though you may not be in that target group- please don’t disregard this video’s message. The theme of the video “discovering your why” and “motivational strategies for completing graduate school in the face of obstacles” can speak to anyone of any age group and life circumstance that is in a graduate program and needs help to keep motivated.
Answer for yourself:
Brainstorm any other questions that come to mind.
Graduate student life is not only about learning from books and taking exams. It’s about using this time to create a framework for yourself in learning goal setting, self-motivational techniques, creative thinking, problem solving, brainstorming and long term life planning strategies. These skills may not necessarily be taught in class- you will have to take extra steps to learn and apply these skills to different scenarios in your life. It’s by doing this, you will not only have a firm platform for career success but feel more secure in your personal and family life for the years ahead.
Have you lost your why? Looking for some help to reconnect with you, your life purpose or the self you once knew and enjoyed? Jennifer Kumar, author of this post is a life and career coach. Contact her for more information and a free 1 hour session.
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