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Learning To Learn

Learning To Learn

Learning is a skill that has to be mastered like the arts. It's all good and well to want to learn but learning is only a means to an end.

When mastered it can open up a whole new world of possibilities for you.

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SCOTT H. YOUNG

"For those who know how to use technology wisely, it is the easiest time in history to teach yourself something new."

SCOTT H. YOUNG

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Ultralearning

Ultralearning

A strategy for gaining skills and knowledge:

  • Be intentional -make decisions about what to learn and why.
  • Be Obsessed - explore different ways to achieve your desired outcome.
  • Be intense about the subject you take on.

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The 9 Ultralearning Principles

The 9 Ultralearning Principles

  • Meta-learning: Learning how to learn the subject or skill.
  • Focus: Carve out time in your day, and block out all distractions.
  • Directness: Go Straight into Application
  • Drill: Attack Your Weakest Point Relentlessly
  • Retrieval: Testing your knowledge as a way of assessing and creating knowledge.
  • Feedback: Evaluate how to use your knowledge without letting your ego get in the way.
  • Retention: Memorise the important steps until they become natural.
  • Intuition: Play around with your knowledge and explore different concepts and skills.
  • Experimentation: Get outside your comfort zone and apply your new skills in the unfamiliar parts of your life.

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Procrastination

Procrastination

Procrastination is often the result of being distracted from the ultimate goal. Multitasking is unsuitable for ultra learning - REMEMBER TO FOCUS

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Distraction

Distraction

Beware of the things that could be distractions:

Your Environment: Be aware of what environment you work best in, switch off your phone, or block all notifications.

Your task: We are all oriented different, so some tasks may be easier to accomplish than others - break down your task into smaller parts.

Your mind: The mind is restless and constantly working on formulating ideas but it is possible to quiet the mind to achieve the result. Remember to take breaks now and then - meditate, drink some mint tea ,let the mind drift then return your focus.

EVERY DISTRACTION IS ABOUT YOU!

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CURATOR'S NOTE

YES, learning has to be and CAN be learnt!

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