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Calm learning: Minimal distraction, maximum performance

The mindful day: Practical ways to find focus, calm, and joy

What happens when the concept of “Calm technology” is applied to learning? In this week’s episode, we look at calm learning through two lenses, the individual and the organizational.

Calm learning: Minimal distraction, maximum performance

You may have heard of “calm technology”—the idea that technology should capture one’s attention only in the periphery, with minimal invasive disruptions. But what happens when the concept is applied to learning? In this week’s episode, we look at calm learning through two lenses, the individual and the organizational. Laurie Cameron, author of “The Mindful Day: Practical Ways to Find Focus, Calm, and Joy,” discusses practical tips for creating calm learning conditions that can help us thrive in a variety of work environments. Our Deloitte Roundtable Panel keeps the conversation going by exploring the techniques and technologies organizations can use to bring calm learning into the “flow of work”—to boost performance and drive new opportunities.

Mindfulness is the insight or awareness that arises when we're paying attention in the present moment with openness and curiosity and non-judgment. So that is absolutely a prerequisite to learning, to easier learning.

Calm learning: Minimal distraction, maximum performance

Learning in the flow of life

In a competitive external talent market, learning is vital to an organization’s ability to obtain needed skills. But to achieve the goal of lifelong learning, it must be embedded into not only the flow of work but the flow of life.

Skills change, but capabilities endure

Why fostering human capabilities first might be more important than reskilling in the future of work.

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