January 6th, 2013

Keep on Growing

By Ron Nakamoto

Verne Harnish, the CEO of Gazelles (an international business training and consulting organization) signs his emails with his phrase.  It's not a throwaway phrase; it's something to take seriously.

In the summer of 2012, I suffered a concussion and a resulting loss of some speech, language, balance, and spatial perception skills that I had taken for granted (I'm better now).  During my recuperation, I became interested in how the brain recovers from injuries and the potential to learn or relearn skills both old and new.  This article talks about the emerging scientific evidence and social phenomena that demonstrate the remarkable capacity of human beings to learn and continue to grow.  Life-long learning and "making your learning greater than your experience" (an idea borrowed from Dan Sullivan and Strategic Coach) are fundamental #empoweredwealth principles.

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Happy New Year: Pick Up a New Skill
Whether your dream is to play piano, cook steak sous-vide, or finally learn to speak French, the lesson from all this new research is clear: there is no better time than now to take on something new. …

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