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What Motivates Lifelong Learners

What Motivates Lifelong Learners

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Broaden the definition of learning

The rapid pace of technological and strategic change reveal the need for workers to engage in lifelong learning.

However, most executives and talent management professionals trying to get their people to learn aren't thinking about what drives ...

Motivation to develop new knowledge

Simply having employees participate in upskilling programs is not sufficient. These training programs are primarily focused on sharing existing knowledge, whereas developing new knowledge requires greater effort and on-the-job risk-taking. Thus learners need to b...

The passion of the explorer

Research found that passion is a very powerful motivator for learning rather than fear.

The passion of the explorer has three elements:

  • Explorers have a long-term commitment to excel in a specific domain that excites them.
  • The...

Dampening passion in employees

Only 14% of US workers are passionate about learning that relates to their work. However, we all have the potential for this form of passion.

Young children have all the elements required: curiosity, imagination, creativity, and a ...

Focus on scalable learning

In a rapidly changing world, scalable efficiency is becoming increasingly inefficient. It is essential to move from scalable efficiency to scalable learning, where the focus turns from doing routine tasks to helping everyone learn faster.

To do this, we ne...

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