Unfortunately, we weren’t really taught how to learn in school. We were given homework, tasks and exercises to do. However, very rarely we were shown strategies to implement absorbing the knowledge, questioning it, reflecting back on learning, and arranging the information in a way to retain better.
how to learn almost anything in 48 hours
Learning a new skill can be challenging. Often people have been excited about learning that skill to enhance their career or keep them sane, only to give up several weeks or months later.
Unfortunately, we weren’t taught how to learn at school. We were given homework, assignments, tests, and the like, without ever using our brain to think about what the best approach is to tackle. I’m not talking about having the skills to take on the knowledge. I’m talking about knowing the ‘how’ to tackle the work. It is assumed that students will know the how. But traditional methods just don’t work.
Learning is only difficult if there is no strategy. Since we are not taught how to learn, we don’t exactly have a strategy or skills to ensure the effectiveness of what we’ve learned. So how can you learn how to learn? There are many techniques, systems, approaches as well as fundamentals that help you learn anything you ever want, fast!
Being in lockdown has given most of us some valuable time. While it’s great to have time for ourselves, learning can still feel like a challenge, despite having more capacity to do so.
It’s extremely easy to eat more, watch tv, procrastinate, play games, and the like, because our brain has a natural tendency to go towards those activities as there’s less effort involved in mental encoding. Add the rush of endorphins from binge-watching your favourite Netflix shows, and learning can seem like a very distant chore. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
Below is an 7-step guide to learning anything in 48 hours. Applied with the techniques and tips from my upcoming book, ‘How to Learn (almost) Anything in 48 Hours’, it will create a structured process for you to follow and make sure you’re on track to achieving learning success.