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Boy oh boy.... I'm going to to get all of my study tips from the past and present into this post. I've been getting emails/tweets/questions asking for my secrets.
I’m going to give you a list of seemingly random things, and I want to you try and guess how they’re related.
A paper published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest has evaluated ten techniques for improving learning, ranging from mnemonics to highlighting and came to some surprising conclusions.
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Once or twice a year, I open my most popular program, Learning on Steroids . It’s an interactive course that teaches how to learn faster and get more done. I’m going to be reopening the program again on September 7th.
Something can be said for knowing a little bit about a lot of things.
Most of us have one or two areas of knowledge that we strive to know very well — things related to our jobs, of course, and maybe a hobby or two. But while it’s important to develop a deep understanding of the things that matter most to us, it is just as important to develop a broad understanding of the world in general. A lot of unfortunate people think that learning for the sake of learning is something for schoolchildren, and maybe college students.
Three years ago, I invested $32,000 and the better part of two years at the University of Washington for a master's degree in International Studies.
Imagine if you had a bucket of water.
A while back I mentioned, in passing, that I want to tour Route 66 in the US next year on a bicycle. I’ve never done a long bike tour, but ever since mentioning it I’ve had it in the back of my mind.
Recently, I wrote about my goal of learning everything . This is more than a tad ambitious, and probably impossible. Even learning a small fraction of everything can have huge benefits that ripple outwards towards every other area of life.
The internet almost makes it too easy
If you look closely at people who are succeeding in this new digital world of work, you’ll notice they have something in common: they’re fast learners and willing to adapt .
By Jeffrey R.
We’re at an interesting crossroads in terms of careers.