20 Feb Overcoming Barriers to Learning
Each year, Australian businesses of all sizes collectively spend at least $4bn on training – much of which is greeted with apathy, cynicism or outright avoidance by the staff.
This is strange, because people actually like to learn. Outside work, we save for international travel, we sign up for cooking classes, personal training and coaching sessions, we watch documentaries and spend our own money on non-fiction books and magazines
The mystery is why do people so often disengage from learning and resist the new in the work environment?