To unlearn means to let go and make room for something new.
While it may sound simple, Todd Roberts, CEO of Credit Union SA, sat down with Tim Lavis on the ThirtyNiners podcast to explain how this mentality has the power to reshape business leaders.
The workplace for many businesses is a vastly different environment since the pandemic, and a number of businesses are now adopting ‘unlearning’ as an effective method of challenging existing business assumptions, biases, habits and/or attitudes to ultimately create a more modern and diverse space to do business.
“Sometimes you’ve got to unlearn and then relearn. I think if we could all take the opportunity to really challenge our own internal biases and unconscious biases, and start thinking about taking information from different perspectives to rewire our way of thinking for contemporary thoughts.
“I know for a fact some of my thinking is dated, and I have to change because I’ve got a generational view that simply is not applicable anymore”.