Never in our history have we as students’ needed to become more independent and self-guided learners in order to succeed in school and at work.
I believe successful people learn knowledge, skills, and attitudes in unconventional ways that help them target and structure relevant information to maximize their energy while they learn from their failures, moving rapidly toward their goals. In other words, successful people are not only good learners, but they are perceptive, discerning and deliberate learners.
We could all use a learning tune up from time to time. Surprisingly, current assumptions about how we learn are wrapped in myths and supported by outdated study methods that work against the latest neuroscientific research. Learning is really core in increasing your abilities. For career or academic commitments we all have to learn and we should be learning from life expeirnces, especially from failure.
If you’re in school or a lifelong learner I offer my recommendation on the five best books about learning how to learn.
We have two major problems as a humans when it comes to learning: