Tagged: Thinking

Working On the Business, Working On the Mind

To participate in The Junto Institute’s curriculum, our founders “go” to class, “go” to the leadership forums, and “go” to office hours. All are held at our host partner’s sites, Catapult Chicago and Foley & Lardner.

For the rest of the curriculum – the mentoring program – meetings are scheduled mostly at the startups’ offices. So while they don’t “go” anywhere literally, they spend time thinking and talking about the business with their mentors every few weeks. Continue reading

Exponential Learning

Here’s one of the worst-kept secrets around: when you learn with others, everyone learns more.¬†Yes, it sounds basic but it’s pretty profound.

When you learn by yourself, it’s all in your head. Anything you take away from the class or book is a conversation you have with yourself. All the thoughts, ideas, ruminating, and problem-solving is created by you and consumed by you. Continue reading