Are you showing your work?

A lot of learning happens the hard way or – much worse – is lost because people don’t do a good job of showing their work. They don’t document how they got from point A to point B in performing a task or developing a skill. Or, maybe they do, but they capture only the […]


5 Key Benefits of Lifelong Learning

Fair enough. But I think it is still worth being clear with ourselves about why we engage in lifelong learning. (I am very fond of asking “why?”) Knowing the reasons can help with clarifying our learning goals and planning; it can help keep us focused at those times when maybe learning does not seem like its own reward, when we need discipline; and, finally, it […]