Never Stop Learning: Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself, and Thrive
We now live in a learning economy, says Brad Staats, and while learning has always been important, the returns on lifetime learning are greater than ever. Our primary focus must be on our ability to learn. We must strive to develop new skills to create more value--or be left behind. As Jeff Immelt, Chairman and former CEO of GE, has noted, "You never hire somebody, no matt...more
I found it helpful to first skim through the book to get a feel for his points. Then, I went back and read in greater detail the points that seemed most relevant to me.
I found two chapters in particular to be especially valuable:
Chapter 2: "Why Don't We Learn from Failure?" and
Chapter 4: "Asking Questions."
Our society frowns on failu ...more
- One must be dynamic learner for survival in career
- Routine jobs will be taken by AI, whereas there will emergence of non-routine cognitive jobs
- One must learn in such a way that she could compete in global arena, because jobs will be like that
- Strengthen one's strength. It is better than rectifying one's weakness
- Be aware of Bias like -
Outcome - when outcome of an action is good then thinking that process is flaw less and vice versa ...more
Lots of positive practical research driven ideas for you & your team to try. Even if it's just you...read the book.
An easy read but slow it down to absorb all of the research.
It was great to read something by an Academic that was mainly in laymens terms. This book is for all audiences. If you know a blocked learner definitely slip them this book as it's a great education piece with practical tips that also holds up a mirror.
It’s obvious that learning is important, but in our daily routine and distractions hours, days and years pass by with no new skills or knowledge this book states the obvious but breaks it down to the basics for you to place the building blocks of how to actually keep learning.
It was summarized in the last chapter from this “Living in a learning economy means that we must all approach learning with four mindsets: focused, fast, frequent, and flexible.”