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The 7 Archenemies of Learning

These are: Excess Perhaps most blatantly seen these days in our excessive consumption of information via the Internet. The constant clicking and needless mental processing doesn’t allow enough space

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Are you showing your work?

A lot of learning happens the hard way or – much worse – is lost because people don’t do a good job of showing their work. They don’t document how they got from point A to point B in performing

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Ready to jump the curve on your lifelong learning journey?

I’ve had the experience before in life – as I am sure you have – of becoming absorbed in a new skill or topic, learning a tremendous amount, but then hitting a plateau at some point and

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Learning vs Education – The Difference and Why It Matters

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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