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 better
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.
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!
Because I’ve memorised two Yellow pages phone books, broken memory records, written two international bestselling books in ten days, whilst completing two Masters Degrees and working two jobs, people think that I’m gifted with super powers.
To say these achievements were a result of being born with a special gift annoys me. It discounts a lot of the sheer amount of hours and hard work, adversity and stress and efforts put in to make those accomplishments a reality.