Tip #793: Barriers to Learning Potential

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“Where processing overload is a barrier to learning, relational trust issues are likely to be present too.”  Mark Burns

In an article by Mark Burns titled “Learning at Work: the three barriers that limit learning potential,” he identifies those barriers as: processing overload, low relational trust and inaccurate self-perception.

Processing Overload

He writes that processing overload is characterized by a feeling that there just isn’t the time or energy for learning. This is may be due to information overload at work or in the training program  that strains the employees’ capacity to take in more content.

He recommends identifying and eliminating work responsibilities that bring no value to teams. He also recommends designing training in a manner cognizant of … Read the rest