Wednesday, October 20, 2021


Isn’t it a tough journey to celebrate 8300 blog postings - to pursue the digital way of brainstorming, innovating and sharing.

It’s the time to celebrate 8300 blog postings. Rapid change and continuous disruptions are the new normal, today’s business leaders and professionals need to get a new set of skills such as critical thinking, innovating, dealing with situations that you have not dealt with before, possessing the confidence and the experience to be entrepreneurial, ethics, global perspective, and cultural awareness. 

Learning agility is the willingness and ability to learn and then apply those lessons to succeed in new situations. People with learning agility, demonstrate the following traits, to adapt to the twenty-first-century business realities. 

Openness: Knowledge is power, but it’s outdated sooner than what we thought of. Openness is the most difficult thing to refresh our mind. Being learning-agile lies in the conscious application of what we know and at the same time, stay open to the unknown, so that new thinking and knowledge can emerge. There’s courage to admit we “don’t know”; it means keeping an open mind, fresh eyes and responding or proactively interacting according to circumstances, not according to how we assume. One day you will have new answers or complete answers to the questions that interest you or the problems you met before.

Resourcefulness: We live in the era of knowledge abundance, Knowledge Resources include knowledge, education, training, insights, experience, etc. Being resourceful provides one angle to show that you have the ability to learn, know how to learn and become learning agile. Knowledge assets are a blend of resources, not a single asset. Business professionals need to learn how to swim in the rough sea of information swiftly and use knowledge resources effectively.

Adaptability: Adaptation is an inherent characteristic of humans to survive, starting at the mindset level. An adaptive mind is able to adjust its thinking processes according to changes in its environment, or a learning mind to absorb all necessary knowledge and abstract it into insight and wisdom. Self-adaptation is a phenomenon strictly linked to see learning and knowledge increase if shared and consumed. People should be able to unlearn what is not working, eager to learn new things, willing and able to communicate and collaborate, and have a passion for what they do for improving learning agility.

Interdisciplinarity: With blurred functional, industrial or geographical territories, knowledge and understanding are critical to stimulate creativity and catalyze more innovation of the disruptive type. The border of knowledge domains is blurred and the scope of knowledge is expanded in the continual base. It requires fundamentally different mindsets and paradigms to lead and work innovatively. Business professionals need to keep seeking interdisciplinary knowledge, and have the courage to challenge conventional wisdom in order to develop learning agility and build professional competency.

: Resilience is the ability to respond to change, recovering quickly from setbacks, as well as the capacity to respond to the unexpected in a way that increases gain or minimizes loss. Being learning-agile improves people’s resilience, which is about human or organization being able to maintain its recognizable essential characteristics in the face of "disruption."Resilience is about learning and regaining one's footing which could be bouncing back, forwards or restructuring your life integrating the change in some way that works.

Learning agility can help a digital professional to move out of his or her comfort zone, take risks, learn from mistakes, and grow to a lifetime learner. It is not only the very quality for all digital professionals, in order to keep the mind open, make the skills updated and continue to build the dynamic digital capabilities to compete for the future.


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