Accelerating your Learning Curve
An initial solution
The following ideas will help you cut through the information explosion
we are all experiencing. Have you ever felt you are trying to swim up
Niagara Falls with everything that is coming at you on a daily basis? Would
if you could learn a few techniques that would allow you to accelerate your
ability to effectively absorb key information? What you are about to learn
can make that difference-today!!!!
The focus of this article will cover a key success principle and will
make a huge difference in your life as you apply it. Some of these you
may be familiar with and some you may not. The initial thought has to do
with understanding how our culture in our nation has progressed over the
last three decades. What truly is astounding is how quickly all the
information is doubling! With Google, Microsoft, MacIntosh and others
leading the way, we are literally being pulled faster and faster into the
I am part of the baby boom generation (those individuals born between
1946-1964) and the changes are amazing! For example, our generation
has more in common as we grew up as children with how our parents,
grandparents and great grandparents grew up in their childhood than
with the kids born in the 70's, 80's and 90's! Think about all the different
forms of technology that have exploded since the mid to late 1980's
and what this younger generation has grown up with. They take to
computers, video games, electronics like fish to water. This generation
continues to teach us older folks how to work the ipods, computers,
etc. Never before in human history has the younger generation
taught older people all the things as they are today! Astounding!!!
How do we successfully navigate these large number of changes
for our peace of mind, prosperity and managing our time? The
idea I will discuss here is the opposite of our instant gratification,
quick fix society and that is the principle of LONG TERM THINKING.
Why is this so important? Anything worthwhile in life will take time
to grow and develop. Would you want your personal doctor to
shortcut through his training that you expect them to have? How
about the farmer who grows our food? Do they merely throw
seeds on the ground and get an instant crop? Both scenarios
are ridiculous, aren't they? Until we recognize how the media,
internet, computers, etc. cultivate and encourage short term
thinking, we will continually be caught in the "I have to have
it now" trap.
Always ask yourself this question when looking into making any
of the choices in your life, "how will this effect me long term." If
you are honest with yourself in your answer, you will begin to
make much better decisions and choices in your life. Avoid the
trap of instant gratification that the masses of people in our nation
have been pulled into. Set your personal standards higher and
expect more for yourself! You deserve the best life has to offer!
Next month: An additional tip on accelerating your learning curve.
If you have additional questions or concerns about helping a teen
or young adult navigate successfully through this challenging part
of their life, check out the contact information listed below. There
are several ways we may be able to joint venture together to make
a difference in young people's lives and allow you to benefit as well
in a number of ways.
Tim Law has a consulting/ coaching business that quickly and
effectively will accelerate your learning curve.