One of the biggest mistakes people make is that they quit learning when they graduate from college.
The student part of them switches off as they switch on the employee part of them.
Don’t do this.
Stay in school even if you never enter one again.
You have to keep learning if you want to keep growing.
It’s easy because everything is a lesson if you look at it the right way.
Recently, Philip Galanes interviewed Kobe Bryant and Arianna Huffington for the NY Times. (You can read the article here.)
One particular comment from Kobe struck me. He never went to college, but from this statement, it’s clear he never stopped learning:
When you watch me shoot my fadeaway jumper, you’ll notice my leg is always extended. I had problems making that shot in the past. It’s tough. So one day I’m watching the Discovery Channel and see a cheetah hunting. When the cheetah runs, its tail always gives it balance, even if it’s cutting a sharp angle. And that’s when I was like: My leg could be the tail, right? – Kobe Bryant
What’s one way you could learn something new this week?