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Nuts and Bolts: Self-Directed Learning by Jane Bozarth

Not long ago, I was in a conversation with colleagues on the subject of self-directed learning. People had a lot to say, but I found it odd that the talk kept turning to “conferences” as if that were the primary avenue through which workers voluntarily, intentionally learn. But self-directed learning can take a lot of forms, often in combination. Think about a time you wanted to do something like a home improvement project—say, adding a deck to your house. Maybe you got some books from the library, or looked at YouTube videos, or talked to some friends who’d done similar ...