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5 Powerful Lifelong Learning Strategies for Your Toolbox

There is a good chance that, back in the day, you were not taught the most effective ways to learn. Certainly that seems to be the case today. In a an article in American Educator, Kent State professor

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7 Keys to Being an Innovative Thinker and Learner

In case you haven’t noticed, “innovation” is all the rage these days. Indeed, it may have edged out “creativity,” though it’s a close call. I don’t know about

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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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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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Asking Better Questions: 3 Decision Points

One of the commentors on “10 Ways to Be a Better Learner: No. 3 – Ask Questions” raised the question (!) of how to ask good questions. Serendipitously, as I was doing some research on

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10 Ways to Be a Better Learner: No. 3 – Ask Questions

Note: This post has been updated and incorporated into 10 Ways to Be a Better Learner – an essential read for the serious lifelong learner. Questions are engines of reason. Thus, you need to learn

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What Have I Learned at Work?

Knowledge is one of the most valuable assets each of us possesses in this increasingly “flat” world, and so much of our knowledge is acquired through our day-to-day learning experiences at our jobs.

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