I believe successful people learn knowledge, skills, and attitudes in unconventional ways that help them target and structure relevant information to maximize their energy while they learn from their failures, moving rapidly toward their goals. In other words, successful people are not only good learners, but they are perceptive, discerning and deliberate learners.
A week before Thanksgiving a new movie, based on the true story of the real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod, starring Tom Hanks, will play in a theater near you. Click here to see where and when: Why does this movie matter? What Mr. Roger did was to help children own and … Continue reading Why Does Mr. Rogers Matter?
We could all use a learning tune up from time to time. Surprisingly, current assumptions about how we learn are wrapped in myths and supported by outdated study methods that work against the latest neuroscientific research. Learning is really core in increasing your abilities. For career or academic commitments we all have to learn and we should be learning from life expeirnces, especially from failure. If you’re in school or a lifelong learner I offer my recommendation on the five best books about learning how to learn.
The point of school is to learn. Learning how to learn would seem like the first class that every student should take.
I just finished reading Kevin Kruse’s new book, Great Leaders Have No Rules: Contrarian Leadership Principles to Transform Your Team and Business. Once again Kruse lays out thoughtful, practical, advice for viewing leadership in a new light. As Travis Bradberry said. “Kevin as a remarkable ability to spot where leaders lead themselves astray and turn … Continue reading Learning Frames for “Great Leaders Have No Rules,” by Kevin Kruse
Corporate life is precarious walk on the edge of a multiverse; where on one side you see the person you want to be and on the other side you see the persona of the person you need to be to survive and thrive.
Imagine the next time an executive reads a book and get jazzed to change your company and culture in order to win. You should ask, where does this new information, advice, strategy or mantra fit into my learning frame or better yet the learning frame of our company.