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Crucibles of Leadership: How to Learn from Experience to Become a Great Leader by Robert J. Thomas

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CREATING YOUR OWN PERSONAL LEARNING STRATEGY

A Step-by-Step Approach

The man who carries a cat by the tail learns something that can be learned in no other way.

—Mark Twain

WE HAVE ARRIVED now at the critical moment, the point toward which this book has been leading. It is time to develop your own Personal Learning Strategy—to carry the cat by the tail, as Twain put it so vividly, and see what emerges from the experience. Developing a Personal Learning Strategy means crafting a systematic approach to practice—and to practicing while you perform—tailored to your talents and your aspirations. Your PLS will do two things: it will aid you in the process of learning from experience—especially, though not exclusively, crucible experiences—and ...

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