Invest in your Learning

“Winter is coming”

We feel it everywhere. Did you already get your winter tires or are you waiting for the first snow (and the first fine in Switzerland) before you go to the garage. With our programs it is similar. I hear clients that they only came to see me after a year of contemplating whether it is worth the money. Most of the time we take action when it is slightly late or urgent.

Are you pondering about this question as well?

In the past, I hesitated about two essential courses in my life. For my coaching education I waited about three years and saw the advert at least three times before I sent an email to enroll. For “Tribewriters” I dragged the decision for three years as well. There is a mastermind group I am not signing up for yet (only two years of advertising it to me).

In both courses I further developed my skills. Without those courses I would not be intercultural coach and the blogger that I am today. The investment compared to the joy I experience of running my own business has been low.

If you think where all your other earnings go, I’d advise you now to spend at least 10% of your annual income on further education and keeping in the skill business. This was at least in the days of classical learning models.

Online versus Offline

I know, I know…you can learn everything today on KHAN ACADEMY and via MOOCs.

If you are a bit like me you might need the comfort of a class (even if it is a virtual class), a cup of coffee and an old-fashioned spiral book to feel like you are actually learning something.

  • When I listen to a podcast while ironing this is inspiring.
  • When I work on a presentation in Google slides it’s a new tool for me and it is skill building.
  • When I dial in to a webinar on “Theory U”, I take in basics of the book and concept behind it.

Still, if I want to progress on a higher level, I need a class. I need classmates and a structured atmosphere.

Are you looking for structure, pace and a class too?

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