I love to stimulate my brain and discover new things. I believe that knowledge is power.
I take courses online or at local universities. I choose subjects that help me to advance my career and pursue my personal interests. I study computer coding and ancient history. I learn how to make effective presentations and cook gourmet meals.
I read books, watch tutorials, and listen to podcasts. I choose educational programs when I watch TV.
I work on my study habits. I find a quiet spot at home where I can focus. I try to identify major themes. I take notes and discuss my ideas with others. I set specific learning goals.
I make learning part of my daily office routines. I search for solutions and experiment with different approaches. I subscribe to industry publications and attend conferences and workshops.
I teach others. I share what I know with family, friends, and coworkers.
I talk with others about their hobbies and careers. Anyone can teach me something valuable if I am willing to listen. I ask open-ended questions. I apply what I learn to my own life.
I travel around my neighborhood and across the world. I explore new places and attractions. I immerse myself in other cultures. I practice speaking foreign languages.
Today, I continue my education. I gain new knowledge and skills. Learning builds my confidence and enriches my life.
- What would I say to somebody who thought they were too old to go back to school?
- How can I become more involved in my children’s education?
- If I was writing a thank you letter to my favorite teacher, what would I say?