Experience is not differential, the ability to learn from it is. How do we learn from our experience? How do we learn from excellence, wherever we find it? As we succeed, how do we continue to cultivate the beginner’s mindset.
Are you here to learn or to be taught? This was the question a respected doyen of management education was known to ask an entering class. It is perhaps more relevant today than ever before.
In 2001, I had achieved considerable early success as a teacher and executive educator. I had also recently been blessed with a child, who was a year old at that time.