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The Learning Personas Individuals and organizations need to constantly gather new sources of information in order to expand their knowledge and grow, so the first three personas are learning roles. These personas are driven by the idea that no matter how successful a company currently is, no one can afford to be complacent. The world is changing at an accelerated pace, and today's great idea may be tomorrow's anachronism. The learning roles help keep your team from becoming too internally focused, and remind the organization not to be so smug about what you “know”. People who adopt the learning roles are humble enough to question their own worldview, and in doing so they remain open to new insights every day. The Anthropologist is rarely stationary. The Experimenter celebrates the process, not the tool, testing and retesting potential scenarios to make ideas tangible. The Organizing Personas The Collaborator is the rare person who truly values the team over the individual.
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