Keep learning even when pressed for time

There are two ways to learn. From books and trainers; and by experiencing life. Life is a great teacher.

We are always pressed for time; that is a reality. But we can’t do anything till we have enough time; that is a myth. Because we can.

For learning skills and acquiring knowledge we need time. We can beg borrow or steal. Beg & borrow doesn’t work. Learn interesting ways to steal time.

Once we take care of time for skills & knowledge, we are ready to handle learning by experiencing. That doesn’t need extra time; if we know how. Through discussions and exercises, master innovative ways like maneuvering attention, watching exceptions and seeking interactions.

Being at conferences is fine, but we need something while at work where we belong. Use a few simple yet powerful tips to keep learning.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Workshop

Two types of learning and approach suitable for each – 10 minute

Get over the myth and practice reducing cycles – 20 minutes

(Look at some common situations and look at questions to see how you would react to them)

Do team exercises for the possibilities to learn from experience – 45 minutes

(In each exercise, answer questions to record what you currently do / see new possibilities / discuss what you would like to change from your current way of working)

Understand how to use checklist provided by the speaker to keep learning in daily work – 15 minutes 

Learning Outcome

Get over the inhibitions that stop us learning from experience

Experience new ways to see ourselves and world around us

Learn how to practice the new ways without giving up

Target Audience

Senior developer or tester, team lead, Scrum master and agile coach

schedule Submitted 6 years ago

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