Things Worth Knowing Well, Things Worth Knowing Poorly

Last week I asked you which skills were worth knowing, even poorly. I got a lot of responses, from martial arts to programming, and sketching to survival skills. Although the poll didn’t bring up any clear consensus responses, I find it hard to argue against almost any individual suggestion. The truth is, most things are […]

How to Learn Boring Subjects

Last week I did a post on mistakes learners make. One of the biggest? Believing a subject is intrinsically boring. When you’ve decided something you have to learn is boring, that makes every attempt to learn it harder. You’ll want to study boring subjects less. Worse, when you do study, you’ll remember less. Our brains […]