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Applying the 6 Key Adult Learning Principles to Yourself

It’s been years since Malcolm Knowles, considered by many to be the “father of adult learning,” articulated a set of six principles – or “assumptions,” as he put it

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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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Two Brief Lessons from the Mile High Learning Club

I do some of my best learning when I am settled in at 35,000 feet. I read. I tap into the large store of iPod learning content I keep on hand. I think (although it may look like I’m sleeping). Sometimes

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Giving to the Tin Man

Oz never did give nothing to the Tin Man, that he didn’t already have.   – America I originally published this post in August 2009. I stumbled across it recently when doing some updates and

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When’s the last time you asked why?

To act without knowing why; to do things as they have always been done, without asking why; to engage in an activity all one’s life without really understanding what it is about and how it relates

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When's the last time you asked why?

To act without knowing why; to do things as they have always been done, without asking why; to engage in an activity all one’s life without really understanding what it is about and how it relates

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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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