About this BlogThis is Howard's ongoing exploration of ways to increase and expand lifelong learning.
Years ago, management guru Tom Peters coined the phrase MBWA – Management by Walking Around. I’d like to coin a new one: LBLA – Learning by Looking Around. 1) I work in a nuclear power station. Safety and security are … Continue reading →
Why do we learn? I’m not being facetious here, just ask yourself why do you learn something? To use it, of course. When you need it. Why do we practice, reinforce, reteach and relearn? To keep the knowledge fresh and … Continue reading →
My friend Marilyn Moats Kennedy says “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there.” To paraphrase, if you don’t have a vision, you don’t have a direction that both directs you and inspires. Whether a … Continue reading →
How often do you: Go to a familiar restuarant or order a favorite dish vs. trying someplace new? Go to a familar cabin or hotel vs. going to a new location and new place to stay? Listen to the same … Continue reading →
Did you read my last blog and have you made a declaration of learning? If not, pick a couple of thoughts from the list and make those your declaration of learning, of continuous growth, personal advancement and enrichment. Because those … Continue reading →
On this Labor Day week, I am going to do the following. Think about your own annual Labor Day declaration – what a great way to start a new season. I will start: Learning more and noticing how and where … Continue reading →
How often do we forge ahead without looking sideways, or even in our rear-view mirror? When was the last time you asked a parent or someone who’s been around longer than you, what lessons had they learned? So often we … Continue reading →