"If you want one year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want ten years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want one hundred years of prosperity, grow people."
A bundle of new knowledge and skills is considered "core learning" when it creates an entry-point for an explosion of additional understanding and capabilities. Like a seed that may grow and spread to become a forest, the possibilities within that pivotal core learning event are too vast to predict. But it is certain that there can be no forest without that first germination.
Learning to read opens up the knowledge of the ages to us. Creating the diatonic scale made all of western music possible –from Baroque to Hip Hop. Using the "on" and "off" of electrical circuitry to mimic human thinking created the computer age.
Psychological type—the basic framework of who we are and can be—opens up almost unlimited pathways to self-acceptance, personal growth, and improved relationships.
Likewise, psychological type—the basic framework of who we are and can be—opens up almost unlimited pathways to self-acceptance, personal growth, and improved relationships. By providing a simple access-point to self-knowledge, understanding type enables us to become more effective leaders, team-builders, and communicators, and to lead more fulfilling lives.