You’ve come to a point of familiarity in your job. You pretty much know what to expect day in and day out. You know your tasks, and you handle them well. So, what’s next?
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It’s been said that adults make about 35,000 decisions a day; from the trivial to the more important – from whether to have that dessert to whether to accept that new job – that’s a lot of decisions! Most of the decisions we make each day don’t require much thought at all. In fact, several decisions we make either unconsciously or very quickly out of habit. But are the quick decisions made from habit what’s best for us? Have we become so complacent in some areas of our lives that we don’t even realize we have a choice anymore?
The premise behind "failing forward" is that we should learn from our mistakes and become better because of them. Setbacks shouldn’t hold us back, they should give us the knowledge we need to move forward.
There are various tools you can use to help you with mind mapping or you can simply use a pen and paper. In this article, we’ll discuss more about mind mapping so you know what it is and how to use it.
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There are five situations in which individuals typically seek out learning. If you are considering continuing your education, it may be helpful to better understand these moments to determine what you are looking for each learning opportunity to deliver.
Mosher & Gottfredson have identified five moments in which we learn.
I’m always on the lookout for ways to improve my time-management skills and increase my productivity. In the past I’ve written about how to work smarter, not harder and explored the difference between busyness and productivity. In more than a few blog posts, I have stressed the importance of taking frequent breaks to allow your mind to recharge and improve motivation.
Remaining teachable should be at the top of your personal and professional development goals. What does it mean to remain “teachable”? It means fostering, maintaining and pursuing the desire to listen and learn. By listening and learning, you will grow. Being teachable is not something that you’re born with, it’s not a matter of competence, it is more a matter of attitude. It’s being open to learning, and relearning, throughout your life.