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6 Ways To Become More Knowledgeable - Great Big Minds

Become More Knowledgeable

Become More Knowledgeable
  1. When you don’t understand a topic someone is talking about, don’t try to change the subject or walk away
  2. Read a newspaper every day
  3. Listen to an episode of a podcast every day. TIt’s often entertaining and will end up making you a little bit smarter!
  4. Keep books and podcasts at hand to make better use of idle time.
  5. Visit exhibitions. Thhey are a great way to learn new things and meet new people. 
  6. Take a class on an interesting subject completely new to you. 

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Become More Knowledgeable

  1. When you don’t understand a topic someone is talking about, don’t try to change the subject or walk away
  2. Read a newspaper every day
  3. Listen to an episode of a podcast every day. TIt’s often entertaining and will end up making you a little bit smarter!
  4. Keep books and podcasts at hand to make better use of idle time.
  5. Visit exhibitions. Thhey are a great way to learn new things and meet new people. 
  6. Take a class on an interesting subject completely new to you. 

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