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1 LIFE LONG LEARNING Dr. Samuel R. Chand

2 Why do some G and some don’t? row

3 Why do some keep leading higher and others find themselves in a holding pattern? Why do some keep leading higher and others find themselves in a holding pattern?

4 Any organization’s growth is dependent on many variable circumstances, but there is one factor that is true for all organizations—no church or corporation will grow beyond the L. Any organization’s growth is dependent on many variable circumstances, but there is one factor that is true for all organizations—no church or corporation will grow beyond the L. eader

5 The leader’s growth determines the organization’s growth. The leader’s growth determines the organization’s growth.

6 Grow Y —then you can grow O. Grow Y —then you can grow O.ourself thers

7 You will be the same person five years from now as you are today except for the books you read and the people with whom you associate. You will be the same person five years from now as you are today except for the books you read and the people with whom you associate. —Charles “Tremendous” Jones

8 WHY DON’T LEADERS GROW?

9 They don’t understand the importance of L learning. ifelong

10 They want others to grow, but pretty soon others outgrow them.

11 They think they K it all. now

12 It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts. It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts. –Walt Disney

13 They get lazy and recycle material rather than work at fresh material.

14 E is overrated. Just because someone says they have 30 years of experience doesn’t mean they have grown. It could be they have experienced the 1 st year 30 times with no new experiences. xperience

15 They don’t have a “Personal Growth P.” lan

16 FOUR BIGGEST DETERMINING FACTORS FOR SUCCESS AS A LEADER FOUR BIGGEST DETERMINING FACTORS FOR SUCCESS AS A LEADER

17 C—QUESTION: Can I trust you? This is a perpetual growth area. Charisma will get you into a room, but Character will keep you there. haracter

18 If you’ll take care of your character, God will take care of your calendar. This calls for lifelong learning. If you’ll take care of your character, God will take care of your calendar. This calls for lifelong learning.

19 C —QUESTION: Can you get along? This is all about people skills. Don’t we know someone who is highly gifted but just can’t get along with people? hemistry

20 In my book, Who’s Holding Your Ladder? I remind the reader that we hire people for “what” they know and fire them for “who” they are. It’s all about attitude. You have total control of your attitude. This calls for lifelong learning. In my book, Who’s Holding Your Ladder? I remind the reader that we hire people for “what” they know and fire them for “who” they are. It’s all about attitude. You have total control of your attitude. This calls for lifelong learning.

21 C —QUESTION: Can you do the job? We all know people who are so busy learning the tricks of the trade that they never learn the trade. ompetency

22 If I graduated with a graduate degree in computers in 2003 and have not grown my competency in the field by staying current, am I of any value? If I graduated with a graduate degree in computers in 2003 and have not grown my competency in the field by staying current, am I of any value?

23 No! The degree is good—I am worthless. It’s not about being competent, it’s about staying competent. This calls for lifelong learning. No! The degree is good—I am worthless. It’s not about being competent, it’s about staying competent. This calls for lifelong learning.

24 C —QUESTION: Can you grow with us? We all have built in limits—but we all can also expand those limits by commitment to continuous growth. apacity

25 Growth is a choice. Make that choice today. I often say to people—“If you don’t grow—you gotta go!” Growth is a choice. Make that choice today. I often say to people—“If you don’t grow—you gotta go!”

26 Studying a particular subject one hour a day for five years will make you one of the foremost experts in that subject. Studying a particular subject one hour a day for five years will make you one of the foremost experts in that subject. –Earl Nightingale

27 Create a W personal growth plan. (PDP) ritten

28 Allocate R—finances and time for life long learning. esources

29 Set definite growth G. oals

30 R voraciously and widely. ead

31 Read materials outside your current area of interest and expertise.

32 Listen to and watch L in your field. eaders

33 Enroll in college courses—some offer excellent weekend and evening programs.

34 Take on-line courses. Attend conferences, seminars and workshops. Subscribe to journals of interest that will feed the mind.

35 Start writing your B —did Matthew know his book would be the opening act of the New Testament? No! He just wrote and God did the publishing. ook

36 Hang around people who are going S in life—positive and progressive people—we call them eagles. omewhere

37 Cut out the N, pessimistic, going-nowhere-in-life people—we call them turkeys. egative

38 Create P disciplines such as being on time, responding to calls/ s, reading regularly, getting out of bed not hustling out of bed—you know, things that will keep you on the growing edge. ersonal

39 Be known for being D and highly responsive. ependable

40 Take out a pen and complete the following: Take out a pen and complete the following:

41 I (your name) am committing the rest of my life to be a life long learner on (today’s date). I (your name) am committing the rest of my life to be a life long learner on (today’s date).

42 My personal growth plan to make me a life long learner is: My personal growth plan to make me a life long learner is: 1. __________________________ 2. __________________________ 3. __________________________

43 I will review and reassess this plan again on (date 3 months from now). I will review and reassess this plan again on (date 3 months from now).

44 LIFE LONG LEARNING Dr. Samuel R. Chand


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