How to Use Deliberate Practice to Master ANY Skill

Learn how to use deliberate practice to master any skill using these deliberate practice examples and steps.

We live in an age of abundant information. No matter where your interests lie, it’s possible to get a world-class self-education experience with an internet connection and by meeting the right people. In other words: If you’d like to learn any skill, then finding information on how to do it is easy to do with … Read more

What Is Kaizen? (or How to Build the “Continuous Improvement Habit”)

Learn what is kaizen and what is the kaizen process in this article.

With the new year well into motion, are you still focusing on your New Year’s resolutions or improving yourself in any way? Often, people make big promises to themselves at the beginning of the new year that are soon forgotten once the reality of everyday life sets in. Maybe you told yourself that you would … Read more

9 Academic ‘Soft Skills’ you MUST Learn to Succeed in Life

Developing these ‘soft skills’ will happen whether you realize it or not when you are in college.

If you think the curriculum of your specific classes is the only thing you “learn” in formal education, you are sadly mistaken. All education also focuses on building a large series of soft skills. Academic soft skills are essential for later success in business and life. Developing these ‘soft skills’ will happen whether you realize … Read more

7 Styles for Learning New Things (and Actually Remembering Them!)

Learn to learn with the 7 styles of learning and how to implement strategies that will help you pick up that next skill with ease.

Have you ever struggled to learn something new? People of all ages often have difficulties with learning new things. Everyone has memories of struggling in school over their least favorite subjects, but academic struggles are definitely not the end of the road. Even many adults routinely struggle to pick up new skills at their jobs … Read more

7 Habits That Kill Creativity

It's clear that most creatives follow certain habits that make them even more so – and so do people who complain about the lack of creativity in their lives. Here are seven common habits that kill creativity.

Have you ever thought about why some people are more creative than others? It doesn’t take a lot of insight to know that people are lazy and likely to spend minimum effort on getting things done. Our brains like to follow known patterns instead of reinventing a process every single time. For some activities this … Read more

20 Self Education Habits to Educate Yourself on Anything

20 Tips for Effective and Easy Self-Education

For those of us who have been using our computers, smartphones and tablets solely for the purposes of entertainment, it’s time for an important realization: your digital device can be your ultimate tool for growth and self-education. Public libraries are also a huge source of knowledge. You can choose any printed or online material you … Read more

3 Easy Steps to Digitize Your Study Notes

digitizing study notes- how to improve your study habits with digital note taking

Many students take notes in order to boost the memory retention. Some like them as much visual as possible, which helps them recall what they read or heard. Keeping a pile of paper isn’t practical, however, and it’s often hard to find the information you need. Messy and inaccurate notes are more likely to confuse … Read more

The Study Plan Schedule Strategy (That Actually Works!)

Find out how you can create a study schedule that works that helps you pass exams and ace classes.

This is a guest post by Niklas Goeke. Niklas is a freelance writer and coach on coach.me. Action is his cure to anything, so he won’t be mad at you if you cut some corners and jump right into the mini-course that helps you implement a study schedule. Do you find yourself procrastinating a lot when trying to … Read more

How Isaac Asimov Wrote 500+ Books (or “3 Writing Habits for Long-Term Success”)

In the early stages of writing my doctoral dissertation, I was lucky to eke out more than a few sentences a day. Words came out as slowly as liquid petroleum dripped out of decaying dinosaur bones. Each idea or turn of phrase was scrutinized, re-scrutinized, edited, then deleted. At the end of each day, I … Read more

11 Good Study Habits to Better Understand Your Lessons

A good study routine can help you learn how to study effectively and build good 11 Good Study Habits for Students

Are you a student looking to build good study habits? Is your daily routine not as effective as it could be? Maybe it’s time to follow a new study schedule that will help you better retain material, manage your time, help you retain information and even help you improve your concentration and focus. Here are … Read more