January 29, 2024: How to Learn Anything Easily

“Fail to honor people, They fail to honor you; But of a good leader, who talks little, When his work is done, his aims fulfilled, They will all say, We did this ourselves.”

― George S. Patton

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This is Kei and Kazuki, founders of Glasp 👋 

We hand-picked 3 good articles for you to highlight this week. Hope they'll help you get new ideas and perspectives. (You can read this online!)

📚 3 Good Articles for You

TBM 17/52: Decision Making vs. Decision Understanding
by John Cutler (7 mins)

  1. Intuitive vs. Challenging Decision-Making: Highlights the effortless decision-making between two anglers versus the complex, often strained collaboration between two diverse PhD students.
  2. Decision Drift in Teams: Discusses 'Decision Drift' where teams frequently revisit decisions due to a lack of mutual understanding and shared language.
  3. Understanding Over Process: Emphasizes the importance of understanding each other’s perspectives in decision-making, rather than solely focusing on the decision-making process itself.

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How to Learn Anything Easily
by Scott Young (5 mins)

  1. Universal Learnability: Scott H Young emphasizes that almost anyone can learn anything with the correct approach, challenging the notion that mental abilities limit learning certain skills or subjects.
  2. Key Factors in Learning: Prior knowledge significantly influences learning success, and cultural perceptions shape which skills are widely learned, such as the evolution of literacy from a rare skill to a common one.
  3. Misconceptions and Strategies: Common misconceptions about learning abilities, such as overemphasizing relative proficiency, can hinder learning. Young suggests focusing on background knowledge to improve learning in any field.

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The 4 Types of Professional Time
by Sahil Bloom (4 mins)

  1. Four Time Types: Describes four professional time types: Management (organizational tasks), Creation (productive activities), Consumption (information intake), and Ideation (idea generation).
  2. Time Management: Highlights the overemphasis on Management Time and the need to allocate time for Creation, Consumption, and Ideation for balanced productivity.
  3. Balancing Strategies: Recommends batching management tasks, scheduling creation periods, and dedicating time for consumption and ideation to optimize work efficiency.

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Hope you enjoyed reading this newsletter!
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Kei and Kazuki


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