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5 Powerful Reasons to Make Reflection a Daily Learning Habit, and How to Do It

Updated August 17, 2019 – If your life is anything like mine, your days often fly past in a complete blur. Up early in the morning, get the kids off to school, or the dog out, or head for the gym

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Learning vs. Education

I too often read articles or hear people talk about “learning” when what they are clearly referring to is education. The two are not the same, and I believe that recognizing and appreciating the difference

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This Is Learning

If you woke up this morning and looked around, you were learning. In fact, there’s plenty of research to suggest that you were learning even before you woke up. As you make your way through the day,

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Are kids really more creative than adults?

One of the most popular TED Talks of all time is Sir Ken Robinson’s Do School’s Kill Creativity? It’s highly entertaining, thought provoking, and I confess I have watched it many times. But

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What Are You Learning At Work?

Knowledge is one of the most valuable assets each of us possesses in our increasingly connected, chaotic, and complex world, and so much of our knowledge is acquired through our day-to-day learning experiences

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The Power of Mindful Learning

A generation that questions mindless rules, is skeptical of grades, and is comfortable with uncertainty could change the world. That is the power of mindful learning. – Ellen Langer Mindfulness has

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4 Essential Questions to Ask

As you might imagine, I spend a lot of time thinking about what it really means to be a lifelong learner, or from a slightly different angle, what it really means to be engaged in lifelong learning. For

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Seeking Stress to Learn

Our natural inclination is to avoid stress. Stress, after all, usually feels uncomfortable, sometimes even painful. But to take big steps forward in learning almost always requires a certain amount of

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The Learning Fast

It’s Friday, and I am truly grateful. Today I get to break a 5-day fast. I decided to do an extended fast for a variety of reasons but one of them, as you might expect, was to see what could be learned

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