tl;dr: We're all maxed out, time-wise. In order to learn new things, both for the present job and the future, it will take, for some of us, not finding more time to learn, but creating an environment of learning in everything we do. Here are some tools that can help.
I think most of us would agree that ongoing learning is critical to our work productivity, not to mention our future career potential. Learning also helps us to find meaning in our personal lives. All well and good, but it can be hard to make the time to read and study when we’re already juggling a full work schedule, as well as family and other important commitments.
Today’s digital tools can help us to do two important things: take advantage of pockets of time that might otherwise be used less constructively, and weave ongoing learning more effectively into our work and home routine.
The following list covers some resources I’ve gleaned from colleagues, and used to help grow my own skill set. During a lunch break, waiting for an appointment to begin, or on a Saturday afternoon, it's good to know that learning resources are available on-the-fly. Ideally, this list the start of... Read more