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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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