If you’re going to binge-watch, save it for entertaining yourself, not for professional development. Binge-watching is bad for recall. So unless you’re interested in just “checking the box” that you’ve taken a course, you’ll have wasted your time. You need to use a different approach if you want to remember what you’ve studied, practice new newfound skills and techniques, and then adapt them to fit your individual personality.
These three techniques, based on research and my experiences, can help you recall what you’ve learned and take action. They are: 1) Take bite-sized portions; 2) Take time to learn: and 3) Take some risks.
To learn more, check out Why binge learning is bad for your brain and three actions to take instead, published by Forbes on Oct. 29, 2021.
Connect the dots plus dot the “i”s to be more intentional, inquisitive and inclusive
How well are you tapping into the skills and wisdom you need to lead in a VUCA world?
All the old playbooks are out-of-date. Instead, you need to reach inside yourself, tap into your wisdom, and connect the dots for yourself and others.
To start, you can use these 5 tips to embrace your humanity and become a better leader.