MONDAY MOTIVATION: MASTERING ANYTHING, AT ANY AGE ?
For many of us, there are more things we want to learn than we have time for. As information becomes more readily accessible online, the number of things we want to learn has only increased. That means that the only variable we can actually control is the time we spend learning them.
Useful resource – TED Talks videos:
Smash fear, learn anything
Productivity guru Tim Ferriss’ fun, encouraging anecdotes show how one simple question, “What’s the worst that could happen?” Is all you need to learn to do anything.
Bring on the learning revolution
Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardised schools to personalised learning — creating conditions where kids’ natural talents can flourish.
3 ways to plan for the (very) long term
We increasingly make decisions based on short-term goals and gains, an approach that makes the future more uncertain and less safe. How can we learn to think about and plan for a better future in the long term? Ari Wallach shares three tactics for thinking beyond the immediate.