Miguel Panao | Professor and Author

Finding ways to improve scientific writing and academic productivity.

Be a cause of learning for everyone

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Reading Time: < 1 minute How can your life inspire everyone to enjoy learning? What makes someone an interesting person? Is it the number of things she knows? Is it because of having an intriguing personality? It could be. But I wonder if it could be the fact this person is a cause of learning. Every person we feel we […]

Respect those who learn differently

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Learning itself is universal, but the methods or the contents may differ. Respect is part of the humble mindset allowing us to welcome those who learn differently from us. It is a path with three insightful steps. The first step to respect differences in learning is to recognize the value of other learning approaches. Such […]

Living according to your learning

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Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

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Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

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Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Cherish your relationships. They’re the best way of learning something new every day.

Take care of other’s learning too

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Take care of other’s learning by taking care of your relationship with them.

Listen to others is learning

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Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Learning is not something you possess, but welcome. A gift we should be grateful.

Growing a Culture of Learning

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Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 […]