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Tag archive: lifelong learning
“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” ~Albert Einstein
Learning is the elixir of life. It keeps you current, connected and curious for more. Many have written on this topic and I am no expert, but the way people learn fascinates me. Finding what is required to facilitate the “aah-haa” moments is what keeps me in the teaching, learning game. Whether they be big kids or small, each and every one of us is forced to stay learning in our ongoing world of change. This part of this blog will explore that, and find stories that inspire … reminding us of what is possible through human endeavour.
Attending training and conferences are expensive activities. If you are a sole trader or someone who pays for their own self-development, these may present an expense that you choose not to take on. There are ways around this.
Have you engaged with MOOCs yet? They have been around for 5 years or so and have courses offered through leading global universities. You can engage in many of their courses for free. So if your answer to my question was “no”, my next question has to be “Why not?” They present great ways to engage in lifelong learning!
Everything that happens to you is your teacher.
The secret is to learn to sit at the feet of your own life and be taught by it.
~ Polly B. Berends
The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.
~ Tom Bodett
The core work of the Institute for the Future for the Phoenix University Research Institute is to forecast emerging trends and discontinuities that will transform global society and the global market place. This post focuses on their projections on future work skills.
Are you interested in being the best person you can be? Well that probably means having constant change in the spirit of continuous improvement. Do I hear you groan? Personal change is hard. Have you been leading a changeless life? Here are some ideas that might move you into action.
What you give is what you get.
~ Bryan Pusifer