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Learning and earning

THE ‘I-DIDN’T-GET-WHERE-I-AM-TODAY …’ TRAP

“Smart people don’t learn … because they have too much invested in proving what they know and avoiding being seen as not knowing.”

PROFESSOR CHRIS ARGYRIS, HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL.

In many people’s minds, the concept that they still have things to learn is a sign of weakness – a suggestio...

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Discover why thinking of yourself as smart can sometimes interfere with learning. Then consider a number of beliefs and attitudes that contribute to a learning mindset.