Top 10 Strategies for Learning New Skills - Deepstash
1. Ditch Your Learning Style

Do not be so focused on your learning style. Studies show that learning styles have very little effect on our ability to consume information. 

The myth is still very prevalent today, but it i...

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All the information you are absorbing when learning something new must have some meaning to you. If not, it will be forgotten very quickly. 

So, in every bit of knowledge you consume, try to ...

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3. Learn by Doing

Most of our learning for anything starts when we practically apply what we know. This way we grow in understanding and are able to teach others. 

So, do your best to invest time in building n...

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Step 3 works best when you use this step. Try looking at those at the top of your field and comparing what you know to them. Think about how you can apply some of the things they do to help your pe...

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Try your best to explain to others what you learned that day. You will know if you understand it if you can break it down to a simple level.

Do this by giving good examples to help the person...

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6. Spend More Time Practicing Things You Find Difficult

To excel in any skill you need to push yourself out of your comfort zone. This is known as deliberate practice. 

Try taking time out of your day to practice the things that do not come natura...

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The brain has two modes, those are focussed and diffused. Both are equally important and essential for learning. 

You can practice the Pomodoro technique to make the most of the brains two mo...

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Testing is a great way to know if you can recall all the information you have been absorbing. Like teaching others, it helps solidify the information you have and shows a level of competence in the...

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Mentorship is perhaps the quickest way to take your skills to the next level. Look for an expert in the field and reach out for their help. 

Reach out by highlighting what you offer rather th...

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10. Be Curious

Finally, try your best to seek after questions and answers which have not been found yet. This way you will remain intrigued in the field and it will help you feel as though you are contributing to...

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