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
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,