307 – Brad Staats - Never Stop Learning


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Dr. Staats is a professor at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and author of Never Stop Learning: Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself, and Thrive. Brad also works with companies around the world to develop their learning and analytics strategies. He advises individuals and organizations on how to learn and improve in order to stay relevant, innovate, and succeed on an ongoing basis.

Brad is published in numerous places and has won numerous awards, including the Wickham Skinner Early-Career Research Accomplishments Award from the Production and Operations Management Society, the Poets & Quants award, and the Warren Bennis Prize for the best article in Harvard Business Review.

To find out more about Brad, head over to his site at: www.bradleystaats.com.

We discuss:

  • How much of lifelong learning is inherent curiosity and how much is cultivated because people recognize they need to grow?
  • Why wouldn't we want to specialize versus continuously learn throughout our life?
  • How do we work around our brain when it constantly wants us to take the 'easy route'?

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