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Learning Agility: What it is, Why it Matters, What You Can Do

Learning agility, a core career and life strength, is the practice of regularly seeking new experiences, applying feedback, and reflecting on lessons learned, to keep growing professionally and personally. “Learning How to Learn” Learning agility, in a  nutshell, “learning how to learn.” George Hallenbeck of the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) defines four key components […]

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Learning Agility Milestones: You’re Never Fully “Ready”

I define Learning Agility as the practice of regularly seeking new experiences, applying feedback, and reflecting on lessons learned, to keep growing professionally and personally. I’ve been fortunate enough to successfully embrace learning agility during critical moments of my career, facilitated by numerous privileges I’ve enjoyed, and the countless known and unknown persons who have made […]

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Learning Agility: Taking a Risk

“Baris, you’ve got to be less sedentary,” Dr. Morgan, his general physician, told him during yet another disappointing annual physical and blood work review. “Get some movement going. Walk. Run. Swim. Play tennis. Anything.” The 55-year-old clinical psychologist and native of Turkey looked at Dr. Morgan and nodded, and then sighed in exasperation. “I know, […]

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Plan to Fail?

Thinking about what could go wrong is just as important–and perhaps even more so–as thinking about what could go right. Catori, 45, a Native-American freelance writer, has been brainstorming about how she can build multiple writing revenue streams while developing her “authentic voice” and sense of belonging in the local community. She moved to the […]

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Mindfulness, Learning Agility, Storytelling: Interrelationships

As you grow mindfulness, learning agility, and storytelling habits into strengths, all three will increasingly interrelate and optimize one another. Here’s how.   Mindfulness is the practice of becoming more fully aware of and attentive to, without judgement, what’s taking place within and around you. It’s focus and concentration on steroids. Mindfulness habits cultivate a curious, […]

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