It's important to differentiate between two modes of learning: knowledge and awareness. We learn specific skills, and we learn how to make use of what we know.
Time and space for reflection are necessary to enable assumption busting and new ideas at work.
Laura discusses assessing skills, rather than pattern matching on job history, as a first step towards increasing diversity in the selection process.
When deadlines degrade quality of work and promote burnout, it's time to reconsider how work is getting done.
Laura discusses pivoting in real time to make more human-centered decisions.
Clarifying the "why", in addition to the "what", supports authenticity, creativity, and engagement on the job.
Taking the risk of creating something meaningful at work can have a huge impact, but the onus (and the fallout) rests on the individual.