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Monday, 13 November 2017

Acquire Skills as a Youth

                                      World Youth Skills Day 2017 | Sri Lanka
Skill acquisition is one of the things I cannot stop teaching young people and the world through my writings. I have tasted and seen the importance and
because of that decided to always teach that to my readers. Whether you are big or small, you need one or two skills for sustenance.



Even if you are a civil servant receiving salary on monthly basis, their should be something you can really do at your spare time. What if that your salary earning job fails? What will you fall back to at that point in time? Acquire good paying skills and stand to survive better in this tough world. You will do better if you acquire good skill outside that your monthly paying job.

As a marketer in an insurance company, I have learnt that I can strike better balance and earn good additional money if I have any skill outside that my job. After my daily work, I fall back home, put up some topics and get them published and also work on any website if there is any am designing at that point. That's how residual income comes gradually. And this residual income can accumulate to something bigger with time.

As a youth, you need to acquire skills. There is increase in youth unemployment globally but those who acquired paying skills are not affected in any way. You need good skills as a youth. It will help you and make you go a long way.

Even if you want to become a medical doctor, it is important you have additional skill outside that your medical function. It is not bad at all. It's not a sin to do that. I know of a certified medical doctor who bakes cake and supply to people who need them for any occasion. She makes good amount of money and yet that does not deprive her from performing her medical roles.

Get a good skill as a youth. It will pay. It will take you higher. It will make you happy. It can boost your income. It will make you stand out among equals. It's very important as I wrote on the topic "Importance of Youth Empowerment", which is available on the internet.  

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