Learn Better Than the Competition: A Learn or Die Lesson

In the next 10 years, the world will see a technology tsunami. In the face artificial intelligence, smart robots and nanotechnology promising to displace a large portion of the workforce, the human ability to learn will be of paramount importance. In this video, Darden Professor Ed Hess discusses the science of learning and a new definition of the word “smart.”

The ideas Professor Hess shares in this video are examined in-depth in his book Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization.

Professor Hess teaches in the Darden Executive Education program Servant Leadership: A Path to High-Performance, which helps leaders embody values in their behavior, deepen working relationships, and strengthen satisfaction internally and externally.

About the Faculty

Edward D. Hess

Hess is a top authority on high-performance businesses, with a focus on organic growth and innovation strategies, systems and processes, and servant leadership. His current research examines how to use the science of learning to create a leading-edge learning organization.

Hess’ books include The Physics of Business Growth: Mindsets, System and Processes, co-authored by Darden Professor Jeanne... Learn More