In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
The ability to expand your mind and commit to lifelong learning is critical to your success, even happiness. Professionally, acquiring new knowledge is the key to breaking any success barriers that might be in front of you. Personally, as Dan Gilbert showed in his book, stumbling on happiness – we are terrible predictors of what will make us happy. By learning and understanding the topics that motivate us, we can make informed decisions (as opposed to wildly predicting) what we want to pursue in our lives. After all, we only have a limited time to find them out and really enjoy them.
Continual learning is probably the most valuable commitment you can make in your life – the most successful people read on average 2-3 hours outside of their knowledge remit, per day. In light of this I have compiled a list of the best free places to learn the critical skills that will change your life.
To read more on this topic check out the useful blog post by INC. on 21 Awesome Places to Learn Critical Skills That Will Change Your Life.
Leila is PCA’s Head Editor and Researcher. She holds a 1st class Law with Business degree and became a published author at 25. Former crime investigator turned business journalist. On a mission to show businesses that presenteeism is a thing of the past. Everything seems impossible until it’s done. Typically found working from a white beach in South-East Asia embracing rapidly changing technology.