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Adaptability As an Opportunity for Learning

The average person has changed jobs about 11 times before the age of 50. About 50.5 million people today (that’s 0.8% of the world’s population) are living outside of their home countries as expats, and that number is expected to grow by almost 7 million in the next two years. The world today is dynamic. Technology [...]

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Mastering the Mindsets of “a Creative”

I’ve never considered myself to be “a creative.” Connector, organizer, operationalize-er, facilitator, listener, planner, mother, lover, sister, daughter, coach, yogi, learner, consultant, world citizen, traveler… Sure! But, “a creative”… well let’s just says that I leave that title for people like Steve Jobs, Mindy Kaling, I.M. Pei, Paulo Coelho, Walt Disney… and my partner Chris! [...]

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Learning to Be Open to New Perspectives

In today’s global economy, it is becoming increasingly important for people to learn to work in culturally diverse industries. That doesn’t just mean developing the level of discipline required to compete with different cultures; it means adopting an open-minded approach to varied attitudes and working styles. Most people, however, don’t get the kind of exposure [...]

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Featured Learning Tool: Embracing a Beginner’s Mind

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few.” – Shunryu Suzuki About three months ago, our son (now 13 months) figured out how to walk. After months of laying on his back, then sitting, then pulling himself up on anything he could, he decided to skip crawling altogether [...]

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Learning From Your Inner Monologue

The way I speak to myself in my head has a profound influence on… The way you speak to yourself in your head has a profound influence on… The way everyone speaks to themselves has a profound influence on… EVERYTHING! Pay attention to your inner monologue. What do you say to yourself throughout the day? [...]

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The Importance of Curiosity: Lessons from Richard Feynman

Richard Feynman won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965 for his work in quantum electrodynamics. He was recognized for creating Feynman diagrams, a graphical way of showing the interactions between particles. His diagrams helped simplify and visualize complex probabilities involving particle interactions. On winning the Nobel Prize, Feynman once noted, “I’ve already got the [...]

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