Miguel Panao | Professor and Author

Finding ways to improve scientific writing and academic productivity.

Living according to your learning

We have the skill to learn every day something new, but how much does it transform our lives? Being a learning mind implies opening our knowledge to the new experiences we live every day. And every new topic or thought, a new word or idea should produce an impact in our lives. The challenge is […]

Value the ideas of others

We learn through ideas. Valuing ideas is valuing learning. But valuing the ideas of others means valuing what we learn from them. The novelty of an idea hides a deeper layer in the puzzle of human knowledge. There’s a real insight when we experience the relational side of learning. When we value the ideas of […]

Cultivate Learning in your heart

We often use the word “heart” to mean everything we are and ever will be. It means the core of who we are. I believe learning should be at that core, which is why we should cultivate it. The best way to cultivate learning in your heart is through experience. When we experience learning new […]

Each person is a chance to learn

Cherish your relationships. They’re the best way of learning something new every day.

Take care of other’s learning too

Take care of other’s learning by taking care of your relationship with them.

Listen to others is learning

Every person speaking to us is an opportunity to learn. If not explicitly, we learn to listen. One of my main difficulties was listening to others. While someone was speaking to me, my mind was a storm of ideas about what she was saying. I would easily interrupt others and began speaking instead of listening. […]

Grateful for the gift of learning

Learning is not something you possess, but welcome. A gift we should be grateful.

Growing a Culture of Learning

If learning is part of what biologically helped us survive and thrive as a species on this biosphere, learning is also the culture which allows us to grow in the noosphere. What is the noosphere? Noosphere is the sphere of human thought, just as the biosphere is the sphere of life on this planet. The […]

Welcoming others in our learning

We can learn things by ourselves, and we often need to. But when others are involved in our learning process, it’s a whole different game. We could think of others as our learning accountability partners, but the role others may have can be deeper. We build a life around our relationships with others. Every moment […]

The joy of starting to learn again

It’s easy to feel boredom in our lives. You only need to stop learning. The problem is spending years or months without learning anything new until it becomes a habit. Instead of welcoming new ways of thinking or doing things, you’re content with the old and established. But what seems a comfortable way of life […]