Lucy Reed – Lifelong Learning for Community Leaders is one expert’s take on personal development for nonprofit executives. Lucy is founder of gigmine.co.
Life is busy, and sometimes things become so hectic that just getting daily tasks done is a challenge. But countless professionals and community leaders find that personal growth and development is an essential part of their leadership trajectory.
NANOE shares a few ways you can jump-start your lifelong learning so you can grow more – and serve better.
Heading back to school is an excellent way to build skills. Formal education is never a bad thing – and it could help shape your future.
Collaborating with community members makes you a more effective leader and encourages growth.
Getting involved in charity work and being intentional about giving back to the community pays many dividends. Not only is altruism beneficial to the recipient, it can also boost not only your emotional well-being but your standing in the community. Here are just a few ideas:
Moving through life requires you to adapt and grow, so lifelong learning is a natural extension of daily life.
Keeping your body healthy will keep your brain sharp so you’ll be ready to meet new challenges.
Pursuing formal education, keeping an open mind when collaborating with others, and adapting as you live your life can all contribute to lifelong learning. By focusing on expanding your capacity to learn and grow, you’ll enhance your role as a community leader and serve as a role model for others.
Lucy Reed has been starting businesses since she was a kid, from the lemonade stand she opened in her parent’s driveway at age 10 to the dog walking business she started while in college. She created GigMine because she was inspired by the growth of the sharing economy and wanted to make it easier for entrepreneurial individuals like herself to find the gig opportunities in their areas.
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