fbpx
Mission to Learn – Lifelong Learning Blog
Follow Us!

What is unlearning and what does it require?

I’ve defined learning before as “…the lifelong process of transforming information and experience into knowledge, skills, behaviors, and attitudes.” I stick by this definition, but I’ve also

Continue reading

5 Tips for Attending a Virtual Conference (and Getting Real Value)

I’ve written before about how to get the most out of a traditional face-to-face conference, but more and more people are seeing the benefit – and, in many cases, necessity – of attending

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading