When you take responsibility for your own learning, you learn better. To make learning easier, discover your preferred learning styles.

Upgrading your knowledge and skills is important for retaining a job,getting promotions and increasing earnings.

Education doesn’t stop when we finish school or college. No Education lasts a life time therefore making learning a lifelong process.

With new technologies and procedures being introduced in every business, you will always be learning. to improve your knowledge and job skills. You should understand how you can learn best and practice those techniques.

If on-the-job training isn’t available, consider getting training on your own to help you stay competitive in today’s job market.

Preferred learning style

  • Reading
  • Listening
  • Observing
  • Talking
  • Interacting
  • Participating

Steps to improve the way you learn:

The following step can be taken to improve the way you learn

  1. Motivate Yourself: The subject might not be of your interest, however the result you will get from what you learn interests you.
  2. Set Goals: Set goals a SMART way
    • S – Specific
    • M – Measurable
    • A – Achievable
    • R – Realistic
    • T – Time-Bound
  3. Identify resources: Cooperate training, continuing-education classes, college classes, vocational schools, workshops, seminars, online training.
  4. Plan: Plan the time required for your learning and decide by when you would want to end it.
  5. Write down questions: Make a list of questions you need to answer in order to learn the subject/task
  6. Implement: Put the plan in action. Completing your learning will need a set discipline, it will also be helpful in keeping track of the learning progress.
  7. Evaluate: As you complete the learning, evaluate your progress. Has the goal been met? Are the resources used for learning are providing enough knowledge and skills that were aimed for?
  8. Practice: As a popular saying goes “Practice makes a man perfect”. Put your knowledge to practice periodically.