Human beings have an amazing ability to learn, but our motivation to do so tends to decrease with age. As children, we are naturally curious and free to explore the world around us. As adults, we are much more interested in preserving what we learned, to the point of resisting any information that challenges our views and opinions. Unsurprisingly, there is now demand for employees who can demonstrate high levels of learnability, the desire and ability to quickly grow and adapt one’s skill set to remain employable throughout their working life.
One of the major cultural and intellectual changes of the digital age is that information has been commoditized, and access to it is now ubiquitous. With the right question, we can all pretty much find the answer to anything, so long as we are able to judge if the answer is true. The main career consequence of this is that … Read More