The Learning Mindset

Combining Human Competencies with Technology to Thrive

Use this practical book to develop a learning mindset in individuals, teams and the wider organization.
EAN: 9781398617339
Edition: 1
Format: 234x156
272 pages

About the book

Developing a learning mindset is essential in a rapidly changing world. But how can you adopt this approach? What qualities do you need? What role do technology and neuroscience play? How can it boost innovation, problem-solving and collaboration?

The Learning Mindset has the answers. Written by an international learning expert, this book explains what a learning mindset is and what the benefits are for individuals, teams and the wider organization. It covers the competencies needed for this approach such as imagination, curiosity, consilience, empathy and openness. This book shows how these traits can be developed in everyone, whilst still celebrating their individual differences.

This essential guide outlines how to overcome negative emotions and embrace learning, how to foster social collaboration and lean learning, how to become a learning leader and how a learning approach can turn challenges into opportunities. There is also coverage of the neuroscience of learning, the importance of diversity for innovation, the evolution of artificial intelligence and how humans and technology can work in symbiosis for the best results. Packed full of insights, advice, practical guidance and interviews from leaders at global companies, this is crucial reading for everyone looking to develop a learning mindset in themselves, their teams or their organizations to thrive in a constantly changing world.

About the authors

Katja Schipperheijn is an internationally recognized learning strategist and futurist. She is the founder of Habit of Improvement, a consultancy that focuses on learning strategies that foster growth and wellbeing in a human-machine symbiosis and co-founder of The Learning Mindset Organization. Katja Schipperheijn is also the founder of sCooledu, a foundation that has over 15,000 children participating in her workshops, is an international keynote speaker, guest lecturer and the author of Learning Ecosystems, also published by Kogan Page.

This book brilliantly captures the essence of the evolving learning mindset. With insightful examples and actionable ideas, Katja Schipperheijn shows how we can unlock the huge potential of the learning mindset to scale a more intelligent and human future.

Terence Mauri, Founder of Hack Future Lab and author of The Upside of Disruption