Is this like the question what comes first- egg or chicken? Sometime it really is. People around us are not sure about their course of action. What is good for the future? Study your heart out, mug everything at the eleventh hour, running around the coaching classes, grab every suggestion that comes in the way of help and flood the answer sheets with everything we have gathered.
Parents and students are worried about the outcome and the competitions. They just want to reach the top. Everyone is running in the same lane at the same time. Result – Anxiety, frustration, anger, depression and many more irritable chapters in life. But one cannot deny the success and dream of living a good life.
Unless you study good and hard your chance of making it to the top is bleak. One cannot let that happen easily.
But there are instances galore that people, who have rebelled against the laws of study, make their winning mark. Does that mean we leave academic path?
Let’s look at some of the famous dropouts around the world.
Thomas Alva Edison, Benjamin Franklin, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Media mogul Russell Simmons, Ted Turner, John Lennon, Walt Disney, Abraham Lincoln. Kapil Dev, , Azim Premji, Mary Kom, Richard Branson, David Beckham, Sachin Tendulkar and there are more.
Now, take look at the famous people who have excelled in academics -CV Raman, Natalie Portman, Hugh Jackman, Arnold Schwarzenegge, Hugh Grant, Rowan Atkinson, Barack Obama, Anil Kumble, Sourav Ganguly, Abhinab Bindra, Arivind Kejriwal, Indira Gandhi, Shah Rukh Khan, Chetan Bhagat, David Cameron, Jagadish Chandra Bose and many many more.