Chapter 11. Growth Through Short-Term Experiences
“A single conversation across the table with a wise man is worth a month’s study of books.”
While job assignments are key to an Acceleration Pool member’s development, there is another significant development tool that is often overlooked: short-term learning experiences. These include organizational and extra-organizational events such as department presentations, long-range planning discussions, and professional meetings.
As the name implies, short-term experiences are relatively brief, compared to job assignments. In addition, they sometimes offer an opportunity for listening or observing skills rather than mastering them.
Short-term learning experiences usually can be found ...