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10 Brain Links Worth Clicking

For those of you who haven’t yet decided to follow Mission to Learn on Twitter (You know who you are.), here’s a round up of some exquisite links I’ve tweeted lately on the general topic

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What does it mean to be a lifelong learner?

I’ve taken a shot before at defining learning as I see it, but I’ve always felt the definition alone falls short of capturing what it means to be a lifelong learner. As I have considered the

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You're not entitled to your own science

I wrapped up my 10 Ways to Be a Better Learner series recently with an exhortation to “Embrace Responsibility.” Seth Godin has since published two new posts that I think tie very well into

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May the Learning Force Be With You

I’ve written before about the dangers of “homophily” – the human tendency to gravitate towards others who are like us – and I also highlighted “cultivating your network”

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10 Ways to Be a Better Learner: No. 1 – Adopt the Right Mindset

Note: This post has been updated and incorporated into 10 Ways to Be a Better Learner – an essential read for the serious lifelong learner. As we head into the second month of the year it’s a good

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4 Steps Toward Achieving a Learning Goal

There are a number of books I return to time and again for inspiration. Among those in the non-fiction category, Made to Stick and Switch by Chip and Dan Heath are easily in my top 10, so I was thrilled

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What’s wrong with this statement?

Success leads to happiness. On the surface, this seems like a straightforward enough statement, one that’s not difficult to accept. But there are at least three problems with it. The first two may be

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5 Ways of Not Knowing

Five ways of not knowing Innocently not knowing. Simply being unaware of the existence of or need for particular knowledge. Receptively not knowing. Open to learning what you know you don’t know. Willfully

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