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Why Investing In Mastering The Art Of Learning Hard

  • Economics: Average is over. But even if the economic landscape is rapidly changing may, we can engineer our response to it by aggressively learning the hard skills we need to thrive.
  • Education: Ultralearning can fill some of those gaps when going back to school isn’t an affordable option.
  • Technology: The space of learning possibilities is immense, just waiting for ambitious autodidacts to come up with new ways to exploit.

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At some level there’s a craving that drives us to do something else, there’s an aversion to doing the task itself or both.

It is a strategy for acquiring skills and knowledge. Ultralearning is a potent skill for dealing with a changing world. It has three main characteristics:

  • Outcome feedback: this tells you something about how well you’re doing overall but offers no ideas as to what you’re doing better or worse.
  • Informational feedback: this feedback tells you what you’re doing wrong, but it doesn’t necessarily tell you ...

  1. Meta - learning: Start by learning how to learn the subject or skill you want to tackle.
  2. Focus: Carve out time in your bday, and hack back distractions.
  3. Directness: Practice the thing you want to learn. Learn by doing.

  • Your environment: be aware of what environment you work best in, and test it. Multitasking may feel like fun, but it’s unsuitable for ultralearning.
  • The task you’re trying to learn: certain activities, due to their nature, are harder to focus on tha...

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Ultralearning is a strategy for aggressive, self-directed learning. Self-directed means you can take back control, rather than wait to pay for expensive tuition and tutors. Aggressive means that instead of spending years at something without getting great, your limited time and effort are always directed towards what works.

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YES, learning has to be and CAN be learnt!

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