Indra Nooyi quotes being a lifelong student as one of the big lessons she learnt as the CEO of PepsiCo. She stated in her interview after stepping down as CEO, “Our world is changing rapidly around us and if you want to continue to thrive, you’ll need to continuously educate yourself. Listen to podcasts, search Google – however you do it, make ongoing education a priority.”
It’s not just Indra, world leaders like J. F. Kennedy insisted that “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”
Ask any working individual and in theory, they all will agree to having a learning mindset. However, when we try to put it into practice, the execution falters somewhat. Hence, it is important to not just be open to the idea of a learning mindset but to make conscious efforts toward adopting it.
Here is what you can do.