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The Relentless Learner has become the most important person in the worldwide search for talent. How can we identify them?

Most relentless learners are independent learners. The take programs, attend events, go online and learn in as many ways as they can. And they learn because they are driven to know and know-how things are done. When that thing is related to their performance at work, they trump what is casually referred to as "talent" and leave static event-based degrees and certifications in the dust. Every great innovation and invention can be traced to a relentless learner, yet they are the least understood, rewarded and identified hidden asset an organization or field of study can have. How do we identify and support the relentless learners?

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  • Aug 6 2012: Relentless learning is a MODE that we can 'toggle' to. i am definitely in that mode. I try to instill in my students or rather pull from them that inner drive to learn, grow, realize and grow. Learning ( exposing yourselves to the idea of others) without realization ( your own ideas) is lop-sided.

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