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Establishing a Learning Mindset

Kerry A. Bunker

Making Experience Matter

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EACH NEW OPPORTUNITY, crisis, or expansion in people's work and non-work lives provides a test of their underlying assumptions and an opportunity to examine and rethink their mental models for successful behavior. Old approaches and habits are often ill-suited for addressing the evolving complexity that accompanies the challenges and changes in people's lives. Yet the prospect of going against the grain of one's preferred responses can trigger fears of loss and failure, which may in turn lead to either denying the existence of the new circumstance entirely or acknowledging ...

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