Some few years back, if you talked about learning, one would instantly think of a traditional classroom, formal education, or signing up for an evening or part-time courses that needed you to be physically present.
But today, thanks to the internet and online learning; learning, acquiring skills has gone beyond the classroom. Physical training is still as viable, but no longer the only option.
So we have opportunities coming at us every day that is just a click away.
To create the life you want, decide to learn something every day that makes you better than you were yesterday.
Become a lifelong learner. That’s the goal right there.
People who are truly effective, all the great leaders and successful entrepreneurs we love to hear and quote today, generally did not get that way by sitting still; they apply themselves to constant learning and competing against themselves to grow and learn day by day.
Making a commitment to yourself to learn something new every day, you will not only enjoy what you discover, but you will be able to apply your knowledge and become a teacher to future generations.
Lifelong learning is about creating and maintaining a positive attitude to learning both for personal and professional development, and the development of others.
Lifelong learners are motivated to learn and develop because they want to: it is a deliberate and voluntary act.
- Boosts our confidence and self-esteem
- Makes us less risk-averse and more adaptable to change when it happens
- Helps us achieve a more satisfying personal life
- Challenges our ideas and beliefs
- is always fun in the long run
- Gives you options
Opportunities are everywhere. Grab one. or a couple. You won’t regret it. Ever.
Over to you: what are your opinions on lifelong learning? What are you currently learning? What resources would you recommend to a fellow lifelong learner?