Telling children ‘hard work gets you to the top’ is simply a lie

The pervasive narrative of “if you work hard you will get on” is a complete myth. It’s not true and we need stop saying it. This is because “working hard, and doing the right thing” barely gets you to the starting line. 

No person wants to attribute their success to luck or inheritance preferring to claim “hard work” instead! Would you be where you are today had you been raised in a poor family in a war torn developing nation? 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/apr/14/children-hard-work-social-mobility-estate-background?CMP=share_btn_fb

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