Learning

The Skimming Way

5 techniques for skimming. If you want to read faster, you need to know how to skim.

By April 22, 2014 Leave a comment Read More →

10 Big Ideas from Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

How a simple idea about the brain can create a love of learning and a resilience that is the basis of great accomplishment in every area of work and life.

By April 19, 2014 Leave a comment Read More →

Learning Plateaus

Sometimes when we learn something new, progress happens slowly and quietly in the background. Sometimes we hit learning plateaus. Back in college, I remember getting really frustrated with my learning progress. Sometimes my learning was fast and furious. I was on fire. Other times, it felt like learning was very painful and slow.

By March 8, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Posted in: Learning, Productivity

How To Learn Anything Better

If you want to learn any subject well and to create ideas beyond those that have existed before, return to the basics repeatedly. In the book, The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking, Edward B. Burger and Michael Starbird share a simple technique to learn anything better, by mastering the fundamentals and going deeper in your understanding.

By February 16, 2014 Leave a comment Read More →
Posted in: Book Nuggets, Learning

7 Ways to Ramp Up New Team Members Fast

I want to shine the spotlight on 7 specific practices that really helped new team members learn the ropes and get up to speed fast. New members were able to hit the ground running, and quickly catapult their performance through a culture of trial-by-fire, tough love, and extreme support.

By January 22, 2014 4 Comments Read More →