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The Continuous Learning Path
Continuous learning is about the constant expansion of skills, tools and skill-sets acquired through learning and increasing knowledge. This constant expansion is not only beneficial to the individual, but is extremely valuable to their respective company, organization or entrepreneurial efforts. As an added benefit, continuous learners are great leaders and influential team members as well.
Learning Through the Ebb and Flow of Life
As life changes, so does the need to adapt both professionally and personally. The need to adapt is often triggered due to a desire for career advancement to occur, and because additional learning is needed beyond what was required to obtain the position in the first place. A lack of continuous learning causes many employees to become stagnant in their careers and never achieve the maximum development/fulfillment available to them. In some cases, these employees may even become expendable in the eyes of more traditional mechanistic organizational cultures leading to unemployment for workers at the very late stages of their careers.A lack of continuous learning causes many employees to become stagnant in their careers Click To Tweet
Commit to Lifelong Learning
Learning should be a lifelong process that does not end upon graduation from any academic institution or promotion to a current employment level. The world around us is constantly changing, and if we do not change with it, we will be left behind. In fact, if we think about the skill sets that we aquired only a few years ago, we recognize they may now be obsolete.
Make Room for Your Gifting
No More Boundaries
Online learning has made it easy and convenient for many workers to obtain certifications or degrees that once required extensive classroom time. Additionally, by making the opportunity to learn convenient for the student, the pathway to continuously learn is always open, thus changing the landscape for those individuals who want to know and do more beyond what is currently available to them. It is never too late for self-improvement through continuous learning and continued education.
Point of Clarity Quote:
– Albert Einstein.