UK-based Ghanaian business trainer Annabel Mensah-Brown believes university education is not for everyone.
According to her, individuals can be successful through talent and work experience over time, once they have set their career goals.
His comment comes as there is heightened conversation about entrepreneurship on the part of government and the business community.
Speaking on Starr FM, the former Discovery Channel and Fox News executive assistant cited herself as a successful example without a college education.
She said: “I think college is not everything and is not for everyone, but you have to understand the path you are going to take. If you are not going to college I would always say get some work experience.
According to her, education is good, but sometimes what you want to do is not linked to going to university.
She took the opportunity to urge young people to do a lot of research to find out whether it is necessary to go to college for what they want to do or not.
Ms Mensah-Brown noted: “You should do your research and find out what subject you are willing to learn, find out if college is that route, if not sometimes the practical experience may actually be better for someone in. based on learning skills. “
According to Miss Brown, she is ready to help business owners and corporate employees succeed through her virtual assistant consulting firm. It will train business leaders and equip them with the services needed to help grow their businesses.
By starting her virtual assistant consultancy, Miss Brown is preparing with personal assistant training for staff working as corporate executive assistants and people passionate about becoming personal assistants for brands and executives. of personality.
Speaking about the training, she said, “A great personal assistant is someone who does more than just take calls or run coffee errands. He is someone with grace and a mastery of all kinds of skills.
An excellent personal assistant knows how to establish good professional relations with his manager, is efficient in time management and an assertive communicator. ”
She added, “If you want to be a great personal assistant, this course is for you. This will provide you with a foundation for all the essential skills to be a great personal assistant today.
According to her, the course will allow participants to have a better understanding of the role of the personal assistant and the necessary skills, to learn assertive communication and to listen well. Improve business writing skills.
“And participants will also learn different work and management styles when working with your boss, improve diary management, planning and time management, better knowledge of meeting planning and writing the report. agenda and minutes and will increase productivity with office ergonomics. “