6 golden rules to learn anything in record time
“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.”
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"One skill you want to master in this day and age we live in, if you want to have an extraordinary life, is the ab..."
Mimic and get help from someone who’s already learned it to get tips and save time.
In order to achieve mastery faster, our first step should be to consult the top players in the field and model the path they have already carved out for us.
...into its basic, fundamental components, to find the most important things to practice first. This shows that very few things actually make a difference in any aspect of our lives, including learning.
Use the Pareto Principle: which describes a goal of generating 80 percent of results by putting in 20 percent of the effort.
In English, just 300 words make up 65% of all written material. We use those words a lot, and that’s the case in every other language as well.
Use flash cards of t...
Cognates are “true friends” of words you recognize from your native language that mean the same thing in another language.
This rule was developed by Anders Ericsson and popularized by Malcolm Gladwell and states that we need 10,000 hours of deliberate practice to succeed at anything.
This may create f...
Every skill worth learning has dozens of micro-skills.
List the micro-skills. Figure out what you are good at, what you are bad at, and how you can learn to be better at each.