Take a look behind-the-scenes and explore CTA's exclusive learning methodology and trademarked system for creating "teachable moments."
With the amount of information doubling every 3-4 years, dropping out of continuing education is dropping out of life. It used to be you could attend school, graduate and know most everything you needed to know for the rest of your life.
Today, in the fourth year of college, 60% of what students learned in their freshman year is either inaccurate or no longer applies. Can you imagine what the applicable knowledge level might be if you graduated 10 or 20 years ago?
Lifelong learning is the only sustainable competitive advantage.
The Old School
School is a place you go when you want to learn something you do not know. It is, for the most part, a passive activity. Teachers lecture, you listen. This traditional approach to education does not work well for young students, much less adult learners.
Adults possess a foundation of understanding built from years of classroom learning and decades of hard-won experience. We already know a little about a lot of things. In our fast-paced lives, there just hasn't been the time to fully experience or to apply this knowledge. Consequently, we fall just short of having the necessary wisdom to derive economic reward from this expensive "education in life."
New Learning Model
The LearnMore System™ enables you to experience your knowledge. It is an opportunity to know experientially what you already know conceptually. The system incorporates the Four Pillars of Wisdom™ approach and the Circle of Learning™ methodology.
Learning does not take place in a box we call a classroom or in a hotel conference room. We learn more, we learn better, and we learn faster by doing, by being actively involved. Learning flourishes in real-world contexts that are out-of-the-box.
As a child you could have spent years reading about riding bicycles. You could have watched a dozen instructional videos and sat through countless lectures on the topic. I would venture to guess, you learned to ride a bike within a few days with minimal scrapes and scratches. Much of what we need to learn can be acquired this very same way. It only requires employing the Nike method...
The role of the educator or mentor is to engage their students and apprentices by creating a conducive environment for generating "teachable moments."
Falling off your bike the first time may not have been enjoyable, however, you created for yourself a teachable moment. You were honestly challenged, sufficiently motivated, and more than interested in securing the knowledge that would self-propel you faster than you had ever gone before with the wind blowing though your hair in victory.
You were fully engaged in the learning process. Consequently, your learning was accelerated and the cost to you-in terms of time required and attention demanded-were minimized.
Our goal, as practitioners of the LearnMore System™, is to create environments for accelerated learning and form 'communities of practice.' Our mission is to help you transform information into structured, usable knowledge.
We are committed to your success as a professional coach. We provide specific learning services and products to help you effectively achieve those objectives. We then apply time compression methods to all curriculum, coursework, and facilitation.
What's In It for You
The result of these efforts is condensed coach training that incorporates an earn-while-you-learn apprenticeship. The program is designed to have you working and earning income before the course is complete. This is accomplished through Just In Time knowledge transfer where you learn what you need to know, when you need to know it, in order to derive the most benefit for yourself and your clients.