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The first 20 steps to learn
anything much faster, better, and more easily
Try to forget
everything you've ever thought about education.
If school was a bore, forget it. If
you dropped out early, forget that too. If you flew through college
exams, fine; this chapter should help you do even better. But even if
you flunked school, accept that lifelong learning is now needed. And
this chapter is an introduction to simple do-it-yourself learning
methods - even if you don't have access to a teacher skilled in all
aspects of accelerated learning.
If you're a professional teacher, we
still think you'll pick up some new tips. But we handle new styles of
teaching in later chapters. This is mainly for self-starters and those
who'd like to be.
In brief, this chapter will help you
develop new skills or abilities. It will pass on simple tips to absorb
information more easily, retain it in your memory, and recall it when
you need it. It will especially help you to use your new-found
brainpower to achieve those results.
The 20 simple tips:
1. Start with the lessons
Sports probably provide a much better
learning model than many schools. There are at least eight lessons you
can learn from it:
1. All sports achievers have a
dream. They dream the impossible and make it happen.
The champion wants to break the 3
minute 50 second barrier for the mile. Or take the Olympic gold. Or be
in a world series winning team.
All sports achievers, at every level,
have dreams. It may be to break
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