To keep on earning, keep on learning

To Keep on Earning, Keep on Learning By Michelle L. Casto, M.Ed. Success in the modern world takes more than just information and knowledge. You must apply what you know to real life situations and you must be open to learning, un-learning, and re-learning. With the rapid advancement of technology, fluctuating economy and societal and corporate changes, you must adopt a learning mindset in order to succeed. Indeed, the key to lifelong earning is lifelong learning. As you embark on this lifelong learning path, strive to always be a student. Open yourself to new ideas, information, concepts and be adaptable---there are essential for the new world of work. Some benefits of becoming a lifelong learner are: increased self confidence when approaching new tasks or ideas persistence in pursuing goals better decision-making and problem solving skills the ability to be a career strategist improved time management and organizational skills the ability to change with the times greater personal satisfaction higher pay and employment opportunities. To become a student of life, start by finding out how you learn best. There are three ways people learn: auditory (hearing), visual (seeing), and kinesthetic (doing). If you are not sure which type you are, ask yourself,