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The Key to Find Time for Learning | Scott H Young

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Ever-growing To-Do List

With full-time commitments like University or Job tasks could be hard, but one can always find some spare time. This time could be invested on self-care and family time among others.

A long to-do list with saved browser tabs of courses to watch or books to learn. Our to-learn list is long a...

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Focus only on One Project

The rule is to have one project at a time. Among all your interests , pick one to pursue. You can always learn something else later, but if you find you lack time for one then you will definitely fail to find time for three.

Anything that requires learning effort is...

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Make Learning Frictionless

Make learning easy to get started. Set up the right environment for least preparation before real practice.

  • Have materials on you at all times . If you’re reading, always carry a book or Kindle.
  • Set up your working area so starting is instantaneous.

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Integrate Life and Learning

Align your project with sources of meaning in life like something that fits within your existing work, social or family pursuits.

Learning a skill independently before getting responsibilities for it becomes harder to follow through but a skill for work is easier to learn. ...

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Remove Time-Wasting Activities

Two hours on a skill seems effortful but two hours on Netflix wouldn't. Finding time doesn’t help if the problem is fundamentally that it is too effortful to learn.

Suspend all activities that consume your time like Social Media, Games etc. Check the ones you want to reintr...

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