18. Don’t slip off the learning curve
Learning is for life, not just your school years.
Why should learning stop just because you’re an adult?
Many of us subconsciously assume that learning ends the day that we walk out of school or university for the last time. Yet as the pace of life increases, it becomes more valuable than ever to keep learning. For example, it can be important to your career to keep up with new technological advances, whether it’s new software packages to master, new working practices to implement or new trends to adapt to. Also, many people are retiring at a later age than ever. A longer working life means that post-school learning becomes essential in order to keep up.
Another reason why lifelong learning is now so ...