5 Ways to Become a Constant Learner

5 Ways to Become a Constant Learner

School’s back in session, and just because you’ve already graduated, it doesn’t mean you have to stop learning and evolving. The greatest of the greats – like Oprah Winfrey and Bill Gates – never take off their learning caps; no matter how many years have passed since school. By self-teaching, they’re able to brush up on their skills and find new passions to supercharge their success in the most unexpected ways. You can also become a constant learner, starting today. Here are 5 ways to become a student in the University of Life (and have fun while doing it): Read President Obama, Bill Gates, Oprah, George R.R. Martin, and Warren Buffet have each famously spoken out about how reading got them to where they are today and how it continues to shape and inform their decision making on a daily basis. By reading just a few minutes a day, you’ll be sculpting your brain to be more creative and sharp, while also picking up valuable information along the way. Experiment If you’re in a rut, shaking things up and experimenting is a surefire way to become a constant learner. For instance, world-class chefs swear by trialing as a way to learn new cooking skills and discover tasty dishes. Even when their experiments taste awful, it’s still a valuable learning experience, because they find out what doesn’t work. If you’re more inclined to order on Seamless every single night, you can find other creative ways to experiment in and outside of work, like trying a new morning routine. By dipping your toes in unfamiliar territory, you’ll be constantly learning and discovering...