Notes and Links for “Novice to Expert”

Novice to Expert

Thanks for purchasing Novice to Expert: 6 Steps to Learn Anything, Increase Your Knowledge, and Master New Skills.

I’ve put together these notes of every link that’s mentioned in Novice to Expert to help with your self-educational efforts.

IMPORTANT: As another way of saying “thanks,” I’m offering a free PDF version of this book. Just forward your Audible receipt to [email protected] and I’ll hook you up with a copy.

Let’s get to those notes…

The 4-Hour Chef by Tim Ferriss

Tim Ferriss Experiment – Show on FX network

“Four stages of competence” model by Noel Burch was created in 1970 for the Gordon Training International

7 Style of Learning [on Pinterest]

YouTube – an online learning tool

Learning Styles Online – provides an online test to determine your learning style

Language school

Expert Enough – a blog by Corbett Barr online learning tool

Overdrive system

Audiobooks can be found where you’d find regular books:

Example Books on real estate investing:

How to listen to podcasts: Simply download the iTunes or Stitcher app to your phone, type the names of the shows listed below in the search bar, and then subscribe to the ones that look interesting.

Stitcher walkthrough

Example podcasts on real estate investing:

For more information on search filters, check out the quick tutorial page that YouTube provides.

Instructional video websites:

Free Videos By The Bigger Pockets Brand On Their Youtube Channel – the best resource for finding a group in your area

Craigslist – check out the Lessons & Tutoring section

To learn more about this strategy, you should check out the free podcasting tutorial provided by Pat Flynn of the Smart Passive Income website.

Bigger Pockets forum – a virtual community related to real estate investing; has a bookstore and offers premium membership

According to Pam A. Mueller of Princeton University, since people type faster than they write, this often causes them transcribe everything they hear.

Evernote is a cross-platform tool that allows you to take notes, capture ideas, and organize this information into a file structure that’s based on your personal needs.

ToDoist is the perfect tool for creating and managing project lists. To get started, the ToDoist blog provides a quick “getting started” guide.

If you’re someone who has trouble with sticking to a new habit, then you should check out one of these three tools:

  1. ToDoist
  2. Habitica

Anders Ericsson first wrote about deliberate practice in his paper, The role of deliberate practice in the acquisition of expert performance.

James Clear  – blog post on deliberate practice

Aubrey Daniels provides another example of how to master the fundamentals when learning a skill

Here are just a few resources you can use to find a potential coach:

Many studies have shown it’s important to take frequent breaks because it improves your productivity and creativity.

The Pomodoro Technique – where you focus on a single task for 25 minutes, take a 5-minute break, and then begin another 25-minute block of time.

The Freedom Journal was launched this year by John Lee Dumas, a popular entrepreneur and podcaster.

Three great resources to get started on Deliberate Practice:

Accountability is an in-depth topic. So, if you want to learn more about it, then I recommend checking out my other book, The Accountability Manifesto.

Mini Habits is a powerful concept that has revolutionized my ability to get things done without feeling like I’m not missing anything important.

A great story to illustrate this point comes from the Live Your Legend site where Scott Dinsmore shared a story about meeting a friend of Warren Buffet’s pilot.

Emotional Abuse Breakthrough – book by Barrie Davenport

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