Boomers and Learning Agility

I’ve observed a renewed energy from many Boomers I know around learning new concepts and skills. The old adage, “use it or lose it” is true, though. If older workers don’t stay receptive to new information and approaches, the brain can lose some of its plasticity. This presents a challenge for those of us responsible for professional development. I’m finding that what works for younger employees actually works well for those of all ages: focus on keeping educational efforts current, meaningful and broken into small segments. Personally, I love Ted Talks!

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.