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Experiential Learning Creates Skill — The Power of Active Practice

By Thomas Oppong | Personal Growth | Jul, 2021 | Medium At least 70% of your learning time should be spent practicing knowledge Photo: Freepik   Knowledge doesn’t automatically make us better. We get results, make progress and acquire skills through practice.   If your goal is to acquire a new skill or make real progress in any area of… Read More »Experiential Learning Creates Skill — The Power of Active Practice

The Maverick Mindset – RSA

By Billie Carn FRSA   Organisations need to do more to understand the value of disruptors and the conditions that drive innovation   Who are mavericks? They are the weird kids in the playground. The ones that stand out simply because they are not like everyone else around them. They are not concerned with trying to fit in, but they… Read More »The Maverick Mindset – RSA

7 Daily Habits To Be an Excellent Boss

You lead others to their potential only by approaching yours By Max Klein Image: lassedesignen on Shutterstock   All hell broke loose. Someone had left a corner of their bed untucked. The Marine Corps drill instructors saw it as an accountability failure of all 73 of us recruits and proceeded to take every mattress, every footlocker, and every steel bed frame and pile it… Read More »7 Daily Habits To Be an Excellent Boss

To Become a More Effective Lifelong Learner, Build a Learning Engine

Intellectual curiosity is your most valuable skill in a rapidly changing world   By Thomas Oppong | Personal Growth | Jun, 2021 | Medium   I’m a massive advocate for lifelong learning. I’ve written a lot about it. I think it’s the best way to take charge of your own intellectual growth.   “The “learning engine” is at the core… Read More »To Become a More Effective Lifelong Learner, Build a Learning Engine

The Ultimate Communication Skill: Learning When to Keep Quiet

Being an effective communicator isn’t only about what you say Photo by Ocean Biggshott on Unsplash   By Michael Thompson | Personal Growth | Medium   My business partner and I were visiting the United States from Spain in order to get legs under our latest project. During a meeting with a potential investor, my partner constantly struggled to find… Read More »The Ultimate Communication Skill: Learning When to Keep Quiet

Teaching and complex tools ‘evolved together’ – University of Exeter

Clip source: Research news – Teaching and complex tools &apos   The human ability to teach and our use of complex tools may have evolved together, according to new research.   The improvement of technologies across generations, known as “cumulative cultural evolution”, is central to our success as a species – but its origins are a mystery.   The new… Read More »Teaching and complex tools ‘evolved together’ – University of Exeter

6 Habits of Highly Focused People

source: 6 Habits of Highly Focused People | by Nick Wignall | Personal Growth | Medium 1. They love routines Good routines are the secret weapon of highly focused people.   Maintaining focus will always require effort and willpower to some extent. But just because focus sometimes requires effort, doesn’t mean it always should.   If you’ve ever observed someone… Read More »6 Habits of Highly Focused People