Throughout this book, we're going to connect two fields, teaching and business, in order to explore the benefits of embracing a teaching mindset in a corporate environment. Simultaneously, if all goes well, by becoming a better teacher, you will learn how to enrich the lives of your audiences, and even better, the scope of your industry.
More specifically, we're going to show you how teaching practices (the stuff the best teachers use daily) can:
- Enrich approaches to selling ideas, products, and services to new (or ready to expand) customers.
- Enrich approaches to providing services to existing customers.
- Enrich approaches to making colleagues understand, demonstrate understanding of, and apply that on which they are being trained.
- Enrich approaches to developing and managing teams and individuals.
We're also going to show you how to think of and serve your customers and colleagues as modern learners – because that's exactly what they, and we, all are.
Learning (for a New) Now
The “new now” of learning is transdisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary. The modern learner‐practitioner, whether she is a teacher, learner, employee, seller, or buyer, has been unboxed and unbounded – invited to be combinatory and connective and to solve problems that matter. The modern learner‐practitioner has full permission ...