Monday, December 18, 2006
Elegant solutions - Let Learning Lead
Learnng and innovation go hand in hand, but learning comes first.
Real learning is a cycle of questioning, experimenting and reflecting. It's how we convert curiosity into an innovative solution, so learning must BE the work, not something separate from it. Learning triggers creativity down the line, and makes the other practices work.
Learning cycles come naturally. But they were replaced by institutional education as we grew up. So all we really have to do is get back in touch with them and practice. And learning cycles aren't complicated. they are all around us. so much so that we often discount them.
The next time you see an infant in a high chair throwing food on the floor, know that you are watching a learning cycle in action...
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