Mindset Mondays with DTK – Ep #061 — Keep learning to slow aging!Over the years I've heard people attribute the end of a partnership – in marriage or in business – to "we just grew apart." From my experience, that's not true. People don't grow apart. One person outgrows the other.People tend to fall into two different broad buckets: those who are constantly seeking to learn new things, have new experiences, expand their horizons & those who tend to be satisfied with the status quo. Partnerships where one is a grower and one is a status-quo-er tend to have a limited shelf-life … The gap between the two expands over time and eventually becomes too much for the partnership to withstand.And, more than that, recent research now bears out what Henry Ford knew a century ago:"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young."Adults who continue to engage in mentally challenging activities – especially new ones – actually improve their cognitive functioning! So, the combined message for me is that in your partnerships, be they personal or professional, the best way to extend your relationships is to keep learning … together.What do you do to keep learning?

Posted by David Taylor-Klaus on Monday, April 8, 2019

Mindset Mondays with DTK – Ep #061 — Keep learning to slow aging!

Over the years I’ve heard people attribute the end of a partnership – in marriage or in business – to “we just grew apart.” From my experience, that’s not true. People don’t grow apart. One person outgrows the other.

People tend to fall into two different broad buckets: those who are constantly seeking to learn new things, have new experiences, expand their horizons & those who tend to be satisfied with the status quo. Partnerships where one is a grower and one is a status-quo-er tend to have a limited shelf-life … The gap between the two expands over time and eventually becomes too much for the partnership to withstand.

And, more than that, recent research now bears out what Henry Ford knew a century ago:

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.”

Adults who continue to engage in mentally challenging activities – especially new ones – actually improve their cognitive functioning! So, the combined message for me is that in your partnerships, be they personal or professional, the best way to extend your relationships is to keep learning … together.

What do you do to keep learning?

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