HERE YOU WILL:
A. understand what learning agility and learning capacity is;
B. underline why it is important to increase your learning agility and capacity;
C. get know how to increase your learning capacity and agility.
Time needed to review this content: 20 MIN
“You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” What do you think about this statement? Do you agree? Do you disagree? This statement is about learning capacity and learning agility. Learn about these concepts in this knowledge pill and learn how you can increase your learning capacity and agility which enables you to further develop and grow, both professionally as personally.
On the surface, John looked like the perfect up-and-coming executive to lead BFC’s Asia expansion plans. He went to an Ivy League B-school. His track record was flawless. Every goal or objective the organization had ever put in front of him, he’d crushed without breaking a sweat.
But something broke when John went to Asia. John struggled with the ambiguity, and he didn’t take prudent risks. He quickly dismissed several key opportunities to reach out for feedback and guidance from leadership. It became clear that John had succeeded in the past by doing what he knew and operating rather conservatively within his domain. It also became clear that the company was going to massively miss the promises it had made to the Board and the Street if John remained in the role.
10 Ways to Increase Your Intelligence & Improve Your Brain Power (7:32 minutes)
TIPS AND TRICKS
5 additional tips to increase your learning capacity:
1. Seek novelty
2. Challenge yourself
3. Think creatively
4. Do things the hard way
It is of major importance to be willing and able to learn, to be open to new ways of thinking and to continuously learn new skills in order for you to further develop and grow. Innovating, performing, reflecting, and risking are ways to increase your learning agility and capacity.
THINK OF SOME ANSWERS TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS
1. Is learning capacity and learning agility the same or just closely interlinked?
2. What are the best ways to increase your learning agility and capacity?
3. “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Is your opinion on this statement still the same as before your dived into this knowledge pill? Please explain your answer.
4. Create a list of 5 action points to plan increasing your learning agility and capacity!