A few decades ago, when you wanted to learn something new it typically meant spending a couple of evenings a week at a local school, taking a photography or bookkeeping class from a bored night school instructor.
The open learning movement has made the opportunity to get smarter in your spare time completely accessible to anyone with an internet connection, and it's exploded in recent years.
On one of the more popular online learning sites, Udemy, there are over 30,000 courses available ... and that's just on one site!
So here's what I want you to do: Challenge yourself to learn something new every day. It can benefit your career, your personal life, and your mental well-being, making you ahappier and more productive personoverall.
To help you get started, here are 40 amazing places to learn something new:
1. Lynda: Where over 4 million people have already taken courses.