What a Good Educator Does

Evokes and inspires the inner thirst to know

Mitch Ditkoff

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Prem Rawat: Best selling author, master storyteller and Global Peace Ambassador

“I don’t know you. I don’t know your name. But I do love you because you are a human being. That is sufficient for me to open up my heart and bring forth to you all that I know.” — Prem Rawat

When people ask me who Prem Rawat is, I usually describe him as an “educator”. Which makes me, I guess, his student — though he has no school, no curriculum, and no exams. What he does have is an extraordinary knack for accelerating a person’s education. About what? About life and how to get the most out of it.

A clue about Prem Rawat’s approach comes from the word itself.

“Education” comes from the Latin word “educare” — meaning “to bring out.” That’s what a good educator does — brings out, from the student, the desire to learn, the thirst to know.

A good educator does not stuff the student with facts, formulas, and information. A good educator unstuffs and helps remove the obstacles that get in the way of learning — then finds a way to encourage, inspire, and guide people to find out for themselves.

What Prem Rawat brings out of a human being is innate wisdom — direct contact with the…

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Mitch Ditkoff

Co-Founder of Idea Champions, Face The Music & Sage Catalysts. Author of Storytelling for the Revolution, Storytelling at Work, Unspoken Word and Free the Genie