ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Always Learning Is the Key

Updated on July 17, 2020

Being teachable is a great virtue today, in fact, this predisposition for learning is a fundamental condition for the evolution and, obviously, for the success of each one of us.

There are, however, people (often the most senior in a business context) who refuse to follow this path towards a richer life with regard to knowledge, thus being "overtaken" by the junior colleagues who, although do not have so much work experience, have a curious and humble spirit towards life, thus recognizing the need for constant learning.

Learning increases our competitiveness. In fact, if we want to remain competitive, we must not only invest in our own learning but also invest and facilitate access to the learning of “our people” - both teams, as well as family.

What defines a leader

The true leader is one who is genuinely pleased to see that his team members will be able to replace him one day and is not afraid to learn from them.

It is that person who recognizes that he does not know everything yet, nor will he ever know. It is that person who resists saying the famous phrase “I am the boss here”. And when I refer to the concept of a leader, I am talking about leadership in the professional sphere, but also personally.

One of the most profound and robust ways of developing our learning capacity is on job, that is: learning by doing, learning at work. While we are at work, we must learn.

I am not just referring to attending courses, training, webinars, but also putting the information learned into practice. In fact, knowledge will be worthless if it is not put into practice, do you not agree with me?

5 tips to maintain humility towards the concept of learning

1. Recognize that "knowledge is power". Power to decide, the power to manage all the issues of our life in the best way because we have the knowledge to do it.

2. If you have defined professional goals and if you already know what you have to do and learn to get there, ask for help, opinion, and guidance. Asking for help is a sign of intelligence.

Have a mentor and learn from him, because he has probably already traveled the path he wants to travel and has already arrived where he wants to go., so what he has to teach you is precious.

3. Take a risk. Knowledge is worthless if it is not put into practice. Trust your intuition, trust what you have learned, and make decisions.

4. Call your knowledge into question, listen to opinions, and other points of view. Develop active listening towards a more informed life and move away from the natural human tendency to judge other people.

5. Free yourself from limiting beliefs, emotional blocks, and self-destructive behaviors.

Having a humble attitude towards learning takes us far and, as a consequence, provides a more fulfilled, richer, and happier life. Isn't that what we all want?

© 2020 Manuela


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)