Why Now Is a Good Time to Allow Your Ideas to Change the World

And stop wrong assumptions hindering your progress in life

Rejoice Denhere
Vital World Online
Published in
4 min readApr 4, 2024

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I was at university, young and eager to learn when an unforgettable incident happened. It was during a Quantitative Analysis for Business lecture.

Apart from the sound of the lecturer’s voice as he explained a concept, and rustling papers as we eagerly took notes, the lecture theatre was quiet. We questioned nothing.

Then a voice cut through the silence as a student interrupted the lecturer. “That’s wrong!”

The lecturer stopped in mid sentence. I could tell he was offended by the comment but trying not to show it.

“What do you mean?” He asked with an edge to his voice, as all eyes turned to see who had dared challenge a figure of authority.

“I’ll prove it to you,” was the student’s simple reply. He stood up, hands in pockets and slowly walked down the steps to the front.

He then proceeded to write a series of equations on the board, explaining his reasoning then finished off by saying, “See?”

I was amazed. At that moment I realised that just because someone is considered an expert doesn’t mean they always have the right answers. It was a reminder that sometimes, the…

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Rejoice Denhere
Vital World Online

Author and business owner. Putting teams and individuals on the path to success. Top Writer on Medium. https://rejoicedenhere.medium.com/membership