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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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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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The Human Curator of Learning

I’ve written a fair amount about the concept of curation. Interest in it seems to be reviving lately, perhaps sparked by the rise of fake news and the growing realization that we all can be are being

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Research says …

Never totally trust this phrase. Who did the research? How much experience did they have, and what biases – from cognitive to selection to sampling to publication – may have been involved? Who

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Most People Won’t. (But You Will, Right?)

There are people who think of life as a sort of competition, and learning as a path to maximizing performance, getting an edge, and winning whatever prize they imagine is waiting for them. I’ve always

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6 Disciplines of the True Learning Mindset

In recent months I have been working hard on developing a keynote speech focused on what I see as six disciplines of a true learning mindset. So, I thought I would briefly share those disciplines here,

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10 Bias Patterns That Impact Your Life and Learning

I’ve written about bias on a number of occasions – here , for example, and here – and I continue to believe it is one of the most significant barriers to learning that human beings

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50 Ways We Learn

I am, undoubtedly, under the influence of having seen Paul Simon in concert recently, but I have also been contemplating the really limited view most of us seem to hold of what “counts” as

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