Don’t just say you have read books. Show that through them you have learned to think better, to be a more discriminating and reflective person. Books are the training weights of the mind. They are very helpful but it would be a bad mistake to suppose that one has made progress simply by having internalized their contents.
This is a very special guest post by Joanne McEachen of The Learner First, and author of 8 Must-Ask Questions to Get the Best Education for YOUR child – and How to Evaluate the Answers. This is also a special opportunity to potentially replicate some of the outstanding results that Joanne produced for more than 400 schools in New Zealand.
What do you really know about a subject or topic? You can easily test yourself, and expose your gaps. When you fill in the gaps, you take what you know deeper. You internalize it. It’s a process of mastering the fundamentals. In the book, The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking, Edward B. Burger and Michael Starbird show us how to test what we know and take it deeper.
This is a guest post from Marc Ashbrook on how gaming is playing a new role in education and learning. It’s the gamification of education. There is a ton of innovation and change in the education space.
Tim Ferriss’ new book The 4-Hour Chef is now out. I had the pleasure of talking with Tim Ferriss about his new book. The 4-Hour Chef is more than a cookbook — it’s a cookbook for life. As you may know, Tim Ferriss it the best-selling author of The 4-Hour Work Week and The 4-Hour […]
What if you could double your reading speed in two days? What if you could spend 7 minutes to build a better brain? If you want to read more books, or learn faster, or think faster, this might be one of the most important posts you ever read. In this post, I’ll share a program to help you read faster, think faster, and process faster, at extreme speeds.