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Report Cards Of Famous People

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Did you think that report cards are the key to your child’s future success? Then, think again. For we’ll now present to you the cases where report cards of highly successful people in their school years have proved that marks and grades are not always an indicator of talent or success in later life.

In fact, if you were to take a random look at the report cards of these famous personalities, you will think they are lined up to turn up as failures. Yet, they have not just done well in life. They have taken the world by storm with their achievements. The Guardian in an article titled, ‘What teacher said about…’, lists out the comments made about famous personalities by their teachers when they were young. Former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, popular humour writer P G Wodehouse, and scientist and Nobel laureate John Gurdon - they have all had their share of negative remarks. But the achievements in their later lives speak for themselves.

We do not say that parents should stop looking towards improving their child’s school performance. Yet, for those parents who worry excessively about their child’s marks and grades, this could come as an inspiration for instilling faith in their child’s abilities and giving it a direction in a more controlled and calm manner. This will motivate you to look at your child and his hidden talents with an all-new perspective. The examples of these great men and women also remind us that we need to break away from the rat-race mind set and encourage children to chart their own path in life.

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