50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind. These questions have no right or wrong answers.
Because sometimes asking the right questions is the answer. How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are? Which is worse, failing or never trying? If life is so short, why do we do so many things we don’t like and like so many things we don’t do? When it’s all said and done, will you have said more than you’ve done? Please share your thoughts with us in the comments section below. And check out these books for more thought-provoking questions: Photo by: Sanctuary Related 365 Thought Provoking Questions to Ask Yourself This Year “Asking the right questions is the answer.” March 14, 2011 In "Hacks" 7 Questions You Are Too Scared to Ask It’s not about finding the right answers; it’s about asking the right questions.
August 18, 2013 In "Aspirations" 12 Easy Ways to Make Life Simple Again Life is not complicated. » 5 Shortcuts to Finding Your Passion. Post written by Leo Babauta.
“Follow your passion.” It sounds so easy. So why do so many people struggle to find the career they’re excited to wake up to every morning? Today, I held a free webinar with Jennifer Gresham, founder of the No Regrets Career Academy, called, “5 Shortcuts to Finding Your Passion.” Jen took a thoughtful look at how to “follow your passion” and find your “fire in the belly” with confidence, and shared: How to tell if your passion is career material or just a hobbyAnti-passions (and why you can’t ignore them)Why passion isn’t everythingThe #1 mistake people make when choosing a passionAdvice for the extremely passionate (do you have to choose?)
Jen and I also answered a ton of questions about finding your passion. Watch the recorded videos here (go to the site if you don’t see the videos in RSS/email): Leo’s Intro Main Presentation: Jen Gresham. No Regrets Career Academy — Make Monday your favorite day of the week!
College Learning : WAYS AND WHYS. ATTENTION. Frank A.
Logan Attention The purpose of this chapter is to explain the most important college learning skill. . .paying attention. You should learn: The Principle of Active Participation and the role of overt-covert attention. Principle of Active ParticipationOvert/covert attention/rehearsal isnecessary for effective verbal learning. Overt behavior is publicly observable; it is what a person does openly or says out loud. The Principle of Active Participation is more complicated than it appears at first reading. The other process is called selective attention. In sum, you can only focus your attention on one thing at a time. Attention: A Response. The most obvious cause of difficulty in selectively attending to one's studies is distraction by automatic attention. However, there is a limit and there is a price.
The major challenge for the serious student is to keep selective attention focused on study materials rather than on day-dreams, personal problems, or social activities. Verbal . . vs. Attention to detail will help you learn how to learn. Lesson #1: Why is there never time to do it right the first time but always time to do it over?
Lesson #2: Being too busy is not an excuse for not being able to learn something. Lesson #3: Attention to detail will save you a great deal of time, frustration and money and help you learn HOW TO DO THINGS RIGHT THE FIRST TIME. Because my occupation is computers, I am asked often how to do this or that on the computer. I especially get a lot of questions about using email and the Internet. I know that things that seem simple to me ARE NOT SIMPLE FOR OTHERS. A few days ago I had a friend call me in anger and tell me that she had spent a whole hour in YAHOO email trying to create a new folder and finally gave up in frustration, not having accomplished the goal. Her experience may not exactly fit your situation, but I assume if you will read through this, you will find that you can apply the principles of my "Three Life's Lessons" in many parts of your own life.
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