By Gloria Martinez of womenled.org
You might think that once you nab a high-level role as a community leader, the work of learning is done. But as you create policies, develop solutions, and connect with your neighbors, it’s as vital as ever to continue learning.
Gloria Martinez of womenled.org compiles ideas and just some of the ways in which your personal and professional growth can impact your work and community in positive ways.
You likely learn new things daily but applying focused effort toward increasing your knowledge, whether in academia or elsewhere, helps you grow.
Setting and reaching your goals helps boost your confidence, and personal achievement can help influence your leadership in positive ways.
The more you learn about your community and peers, the better equipped you’ll be to impact real change.
For community leaders who genuinely care about impacting change, lifelong learning is the name of the game. Even when you’re in a position of power, it’s crucial to continue learning for, about, and from your community.