Last year, I stumbled across Scott Young’s book, Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition, and Accelerate Your Career.
Now, at this point, I’ve read about as many productivity and skill books as I’m interested in for a while, so I thought I’d skip this one.
But then, I saw this:
This is ridiculous. Look at that growth! This image was all I needed to believe this book would have at least a bit of fresh inspiration for me, and I was right.
So listen to this, check out the book, get inspired, and start learning something.
Things mentioned in this episode:
This week’s episode is sponsored by:
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Other things we mentioned in this episode:
- Ultralearning, by Scott Young
- Thomas’ Habit-Building course on Skillshare
- Smart Passive Income
- Listen Money Matters
- Polyphonic on YouTube
- Better Ideas on YouTube
- Linus Tech Tips on YouTube
- Scott Young’s 30 Day Portrait Drawing Challenge
- Fluent in 3 Months
- This Guy Edits on YouTube
- 10 YouTube Channels You Should Follow in 2020
- Chrystopher Rhodes’ Video on a Budget course on Skillshare
- The Most Powerful Way to Remember What You Study
- Anki (iOS | Android)
- iTalki (iOS | Android)
Want more cool stuff? You can find all sorts of great tools at my Resources page.
- 0:01:59 – Overview
- 0:09:30 – Metalearning
- 0:14:05 – Focusing
- 0:21:01 – Directness
- 0:25:12 – Sponsor: Skillshare (Learning new skills)
- 0:28:34 – Sponsor: Dashlane (Managing your passwords)
- 0:30:27 – Drilling
- 0:36:08 – Retrieval
- 0:44:43 – Feedback
- 0:52:57 – Retention
- 1:02:39 – Intuition
- 1:10:15 – Experimentation
- 1:14:57 – Conclusion
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