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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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Can we educate ourselves fast enough?

You have to wonder Predictions about how forces like artificial intelligence, automation, and robotics will impact the future of work – and by extension, the future of learning – vary widely,

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This is Hard. Does It Matter?

There are few, if any, paths to true growth and improvement other than consistent effort and practice. I’ve struggled with this truth my entire life. I believe most people, if they take some time to

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The Yin and Yang of Learning

We learn from change and we change from learning. No learning, no change. No change, no learning. This is the yin and yang of lifelong learning.

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The Power of Belief in Learning

When I was a kid, I really wanted to be a professional musician. I started playing  drums in the school band when I was in 5th grade, and by the time I was 16, I was serious. I had started my own band.

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Are you truly available to learn?

It’s easy, particularly for those of us who identify as lifelong learners, to assume that we will gravitate toward learning, that we will welcome learning opportunities as they come our way. But

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Re-framing

How we see and respond to the world around us very often depends on how we frame things. What we choose to see or not see, include or cut. We do this all the time with learning, too often equating it with

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