From failure to success: planning to counter failure!

From failure to success: planning to counter failure! Image Source: Stellenbosch Rugby Academy

There is no better example than sport of how to move forward after a hard knock. From poor exam results to bad career choices, challenges no matter how big or small will tend to surprise even the most prepared of individuals. Just as the South African Springboks lost to Japan in the 2015 World Cup, they still pulled themselves back as champion contenders in world rugby, an example for individuals who need to plan their future in case they do fail...

FirstStep.me spoke to Alie Brand of Stellenbosch Rugby Academy about how aspects of sport can be used to counter failure.

The world is broken and we need to fix it - trying to solve the impossible by doing the possible The best of 2015 and what to expect in 2016 - Image Source: ShutterStock, Inc Image credit and Copyright: DGDESIGN

The best of 2015 and what to expect in 2016 - Image Source: ShutterStock, Inc Image credit and Copyright: DGDESIGN

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When John Nash, famously portrayed by Russell Crowe in A Beautiful Mind, died in a car crash in May 2015, there was a shiver that began to ripple around the world. A shiver that turned into a cold chill. A coldness that showed the cracks and slowly the world began to break into pieces.

The world is broken and there is no John Nash to fix it with a master equation. As a population we have a lot of work to do to fix it. So let’s get to it shall we!

With over a trillion Dollars worth of student debt in the USA plus a global youth unemployment rate of 73 million individuals (ref. International Labour Organization). Wait that's a big equation, one of the world’s largest economies is riddled with student debt and the worlds youth are struggling to be employed.

Rugby - Fitness and watch that tackle! Image credit and source - Copyright: ostill - Shutterstock, Inc

Rugby - Fitness and watch that tackle! Image credit and source - Copyright: ostill - Shutterstock, Inc

The Rugby World Cup is a great showcase of careers in the sports industry at the highest level.
 
FirstStep.me spoke to Alie Brand of Stellenbosch Rugby Academy about how individuals should prepare for a career within the industry and what to watch during the world cup!
 
How should individuals approach a game like rugby with long term career plans?
 
The explanation to this subject is very extensive. We suggest that you log onto the websites of the various rugby unions, like World RugbyIrish Rugby Union or Scottish Rugby which provides information on long term player development strategy.

"All students should have access to quality advice and relevant career opportunities regardless of their background, gender or ethnicity." - Binda Bhudia Managing director of Pure Potential.
 
Binda Bhudia and the forward motion of success
Binda Bhudia and the forward motion of success
 
Binda Bhudia heads up Pure Potential a UK based organisation assisting State School Students with future decisions. FirstStep.me found out more about Pure Potential's projects, Binda's Career and what makes being a student in the UK different to anywhere else on the planet!

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