Lifelong learning is recognized by educators, governing bodies, accreditation organizations, certification boards, employers, third-party payers, and the general public as one of the most important competencies a person can possess. But even if we all agree on its value and harbor the best intentions of possessing it ourselves, it can easily escape our grasp if we approach it the wrong way. In a nutshell, lifelong learning requires embracing opportunities to learn. So how do you cultivate a growth mindset if it doesn’t come naturally? And how do you hold onto it if you’ve got it already? Saga Briggs, writing for the Innovation Excellence website, offers these 25 recommendations to guide you in the right direction.
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