Mission to Learn – Lifelong Learning Blog
Follow Us!

Category Archives for Learning Habits

How to Become a Reflection Ninja: After Action Reviews

Back in the heyday of buzz about “the learning organization” as a concept, David Garvin wrote about the Army’s practice of After Action Reviews (AARs).  The practice is deceptively simple,

Continue reading

5 Key Benefits of Lifelong Learning

Updated May 13, 2019 – If you are like me, you probably take it for granted that consciously engaging in lifelong learning is worth it, well, just because. You are intrinsically motivated to learn

Continue reading

The Learning Walk: A Primer

A few years ago I unwittingly found myself engaged in one of the best habits of my life: the learning walk. It was born out of pure practicality. Initially, I needed exercise, and I also needed to occupy

Continue reading

3 keys to letting curiosity drive your learning

This is a guest post by Christopher Hutton of Liter8 Ideas (http://liter8.net) I’m a curious fellow. I like odd topics, and I love discovering new ideas in their natural habitat. There’s always that

Continue reading

What’s involved in successful self-directed learning?

It’s a tragic fact that most of us know only how to be taught; we haven’t learned how to learn. –  Malcolm Knowles I’ve been writing about various aspects of self-directed learning

Continue reading

10 Conference Learning Tips – How to Get the Most Out of a Conference

Perhaps like you, I attend a handful of conferences each year. Given that the cost of registration, transportation, and hotel can often be north of $1,000, I’ve decided it’s worth jotting down

Continue reading

5 Lifelong Learning Power Tips for the Serious Learner

As I’ve noted before here on Mission to Learn, I am a fan of the courses that the The Great Courses offers, and one of my particular favorites is How We Learn with Professor Monisha Pasupathi of

Continue reading

For creative problem solving, bust these 6 perceptual blocks

Often one of the main barriers to solving a problem is an inability to see the problem in a way that is likely to spark solutions. A source I return to again and again to help me with creative problem

Continue reading
1 3 4 5 6 7 13