Owning your learning is a great mindset. How to own it is where learning goals come into play.
If many companies neglect the “why” question they probably neglect the virtue of learning as well.
These methods work because they have been validated and they are consistent with the latest research in neuroscience
Learning is not a passive quest, it is really everything. Tune up your learning.
Active learning triggers endorphins. We engage in active learning when we find the right mix of information that anchors new concepts to familiar ones. If you are frustrated in your attempts to learn it is because you are hitting the wall of unfamiliar facts and concepts. If you understand this learning engagement curve you can frame what you need to learn in terms of familiarity and build a path to learning.