TITLE: How to build learning agility, and why it matters, Episode 194
THIS WEEK’S TOPIC:
Developing a capacity for lifelong learning can lead to increased opportunities, not to mention can help you build and sustain greater influence!
This week, I break down what lifelong learning looks like, the brain science behind it, and why it matters so much (including to potential employers and clients). I also share how you can develop more of it through some easy, daily habits.
THIS WEEK’S GUEST:
I’m solo this week!
“LEARNING AGILITY:” What is that? And why does Accenture CEO Julie Sweet put it at the top of her list of skills she’s looking for in new hires?
HOW TO CREATE DAILY PRACTICES THAT SPARK CURIOSITY AND SUPPORT LEARNING AGILITY: I share 10 easy ways that work for me, but would love to hear any tips that you use as well.
HOW TO BOOST THE VALUE FROM INFORMATION YOUR ALREADY REGULARLY CONSUME
THE ROLE OF FAILURE: and how to ensure that its impact is ultimately useful and value-added, and (potentially) positive
HOW A GROWTH MINDSET SUPPORTS GREATER LEARNING AGILITY
WHY YOU SHOULD TALK ABOUT A PAST FAILURES IN A JOB INTERVIEW
HOW LEARNING AGILITY AND CURIOSITY HELP YOU BUILD AND SUSTAIN INFLUENCE!
Harvard Business Review: Julie Sweet, CEO Accenture, “Most Important Skills Job Seekers Need”
Morgan Hutchinson, BURU Founder, Episode 193 on learning from failure
“Mindset” by Professor Carol Dweck
EPISODE SPONSOR: OSSA
Episode 194 is supported by OSSA. To become an investor and support women podcasters through OSSA, check out: StartEngine.com/OSSA
Also, be sure to check out my earlier conversation with OSSA founder Marla Isackson: Marla Isackson, CEO, OSSA, Episode 148
FEEDBACK: I hope you found this episode and this investment of your time worthwhile and would love to hear your thoughts, including any additional ways that you build learning into your day and week. DM me @lauraCoxKaplan on Instagram, LinkedIn, or Facebook — I’d love to hear from you! And, if you are feeling generous, please be sure to leave a review on Itunes or wherever you are listening to she said/she said podcast.