We often do things the way we were taught, not because it’s the best way to do it. By keeping you mind open to new ideas and a little amount of research, you could be surprised by the vastly superior and more productive techniques that you can discover, that can boost your productivity and efficiency.
I often see people hitting balls endlessly at the golf driving range with the wrong technique. They are taking Massive Action, but that action is not aligned with their long-term goal of becoming a better golfer. If anything, it is making them worse since it is reinforcing the wrong swing.Sunil Saxena – Author – Massive Action equals Massive Results
Every skill has it’s own special requirements, which is where it is virtually impossible to list out the right techniques for specific skills. Additionally, since we all learn in different ways, the right technique for one person may end up being the wrong technique for someone else.
The important thing to keep in mind, is that before you get into the intensive practice and action phase, you spend adequate time experimenting and trying out different techniques, to find the technique that works the best for you.
Top Books on the Right Learning Technique
These books are all great pointers with relation to the great importance of learning in the right, vs the wrong or almost right ways.
Other concepts on Learning Skills, Productivity
A flow state (or being in the zone) is the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity. This leads to a tremendous boost in productivity and enjoyment, in anything that you do.
Our requirements of knowledge are constantly changing – driven by new responsibilities that we take on and constant changes that are taking place in the marketplace. The only way to remain relevant and at the top of our game, is through a process of continuous and constant self-learning.