“Knowledge is the new money,” said Michael Simmons in Quartz. Lots of researchers will tell you that the half-life of a job skill is about five years. Gulp.
If we’re going to thrive as the world continues its rapid paroxysms of change, we have to love learning. We have to create cultures of learning on our teams.
Scott Peck, author of The Road Less Traveled, defines love as “The will to extend one’s self for the purpose of nurturing one’s own or another’s spiritual growth.” Well, if you replace the word ‘spiritual’ with ‘professional’, you’ve just described leadership in a learning organization.
When you create a learning culture you’re creating an amazing place to work, you’re setting the tone for an amazing way to serve customers, you’re stimulating growth.
We’ve had to find the courage to grow and learn at a breakneck pace in the last two years. Let’s embrace learning as a core characteristic, let’s model our joy for learning to our teams, let’s celebrate and share what they learn too. We’re going to need all the knowledge we can get!
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