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Is Learning the New Fountain of Youth?

Like many of us I embark on new year’s resolutions, those promises to myself for self-improvement. In addition to my perennial resolutions of  losing 10 pounds, exercising more regularly, being present in the moment, I review my learning plan for the year.

I am energized about my learning plan as it leads me to new territories, places, and mental challenges. As part of my learning plan for 2013, I decided to broaden my learning horizons beyond my comfort zone, and subscribed to the Harvard Business Review as one of my action steps. In this month’s edition, Wolfgang Lutz wrote an interesting column on aging and productivity and prosperity. He says “…education has been shown to be a key determinant of better health, longer life, and higher productivity (not to mention open-mindedness). “ Read more