Learning to Learn

Spending time on a task does not equal learning and it doesn’t mean the goal is being achieved (if there’s one).

Learning itself is a skill and you have to learn how to learn. A writer once said, “You have to practice practicing” because only then will you maximize the time spent, make meaningful progress, and achieve your goals in the shortest possible time.

A phrase like speed reading goes around quite often and that’s okay, except that it doesn’t mean speed learning.

What this means is that you can be busy but it wouldn't matter much.

That’s what this new series is about. Over the next couple of days/articles, I’ll be showing you what it takes to learn, the difference between education and learning, the loopholes in the school system, why you might want to avoid them, and most importantly, how to practice practicing.

This is an introduction



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Olabanji Stephen

Olabanji Stephen


I see the world differently and attempt to interpret it in ways that inspire genius