Saturday, October 15, 2016

The first 20 hours -- how to learn anything | Josh Kaufman | TEDxCSU

To sum up everything. There are 5 main methods discussed here
1. Define your goals and be specific 
2. Deconstruct the skill into sub-skills 
3. Focus on the most frequently used sub-skills 
4. Eliminating the barrier of practice 
5. Pre-commit to the first 20 hours.


from comment section:


Learning How to learn

Set timer/focus attention for 25min/Turn off distractions-phone,messages etc/dive deep for 25min/after that do something fun = Enhancing ones focus and attention and 'relaxation-which is also important part of learning process'

Analogy: comparing traveller who's on foot than on car, on foot you get to notice more details, rabbit trails, smells of pines, touch the details of surroundings rather than by car

5 strategies for remembering everything you learn

1. Force yourself to recall / 2. Don't go easy on yourself / 3. Don't fall for fluency / 4. Connect the new thing to the old things / 5. Reflect, reflect, reflect


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