This is an outline of a method that is taught in workshops and discussed in the book "Think Like a Genius" by Dr. Todd Siler. It involves connecting and transforming information (data, knowledge, concepts, experiences, etc.) in personally meaningful, purposeful and useful ways. Use this image or choose another and it relate it to your life. 1Give an example of a connection you have made to this image: 2Think about what the image tells you about work and life.3Create a plan that will make a change.4Apply this change to your work and life.Ad
How did you do on the observation test? If you found your observation skills lacking, it may be something to consider working on, as… For people who plan to become the leaders of tomorrow, developing a keen sense of observation is a must.
Have you ever noticed that some people are able to effortlessly remember even the most mundane details, and quickly comprehend new things, and wished that you too could be like that? Well, you can. To unlock the full potential of your brain, you need to keep it active and acute. Wasting away on your couch watching mindless television shows is not going to help. Besides getting out flashcards, what can you do to help remember things better and learn new things more quickly? Check out these tips:
How we learn is changing in response to a changing environment, from fluid digital environments to constant access to information, incredible peer networks to learning simulations, 21st century learning is teeming with possible learning pathways. So it seemed appropriate to take a look at a handful of these new approaches–not so much formal learning approaches such as project-based learning or mobile learning, but rather some of the platforms and tools themselves. The immediate benefit is to take inventory in what’s available now. 12 Powerful New Ideas For 21st Century Learning
If someone granted you one wish, what do you imagine you would want out of life that you haven’t gotten yet? For many people, it would be self-improvement and knowledge.
Whenever the subject of why some people learn faster comes up, I get a whole host of common answers: Some people are just naturally smart. (Often implying you can’t improve)Everyone is “smart” in their own way. (Nonsense, research indicates different “intelligences” often correlate)IQ is all in the genes.
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by Jeff Dyer and Hal Gregersen | 10:24 AM September 27, 2011
There are a number of companies providing audio and video lectures (TTC, TLC, some others). These are far from free. However, your local public library probably has some you can take out, and there are loads more available through the magic of inter-library loans. I've been listening to college lectures when I drive for years and years now.
A weekend may not seem like a lot of time, but you might be surprised by what you can learn in just 48 hours. Here are a bunch of new skills you can pick up on the weekend, or at least master the basics. Learn to Code, Design and Create a Web Site, and Other Computer Skills It's hard to get involved and obsessed with technology without wanting to make some of it. That might mean designing a cool web site or developing an app of some kind. We've put a lot of effort into bringing relevant lessons and resources to help get you started in all those areas.
It's that time of year when we all start to make "New Year's resolutions", which is a fancy way of saying we'll try forming better habits. Here are a few tips to make sure they stay habits beyond the month of January. Photo by Steven Fernandez. Often, our New Year's resolutions are us promising ourselves we'll form good habits this year: whether it's something big like "I'm going to eat better" or "I'm going to keep my computer backed up" to "I'm going to actually start flossing every day".
Dedicate 30 Minutes a Day to Learn Something New You're likely aware that 30 minutes is the recommended amount of time you're supposed to spend exercising every day, but productivity blog Stepcase Lifehack suggests using that same time allotment to exercise a different part of your body: your brain. It's easy to get stuck working only on the skills you use for your career or your daily life. Stepcase Lifehack recommends setting aside 30 minutes a day to work on a new skill or to learn about a new subject you're interested in.