#005 – Unleashing the Lion in Your Brain: More Efficient Ways to Study and Learn [Podcast]

In a recent blog post, I detailed some steps that people can take to take their learning and studying to the next level. It generated some interest, so I thought this would make for a good podcast as well.


If you are attempting to learn something new, or have children in school, I believe the tips you will learn in this podcast (based on modern research) will help you take learning to the next level.

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In this episode, I share on the following topics:

  • Seeing your life as an adventure, including becoming a life-long learner
  • Seeing your learning as a lion does its prey
  • What isn’t working in our education and learning
  • 8 action steps to take your learning to the next level:
  1. Embrace learning with passion and adventure
  2. Quit highlighting
  3. You can’t cram on the farm
  4. Turn off distractions
  5. Treat learning like body-building
  6. Engage in active learning
  7. Change your identity
  8. Embrace failure

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