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Curiosity and active listening

Curiosity and active listening

Public Speaking can also be learned through active listening that is driven by our curiosity engine.

Using technology to deepen connections

Using technology to deepen connections

One of the best ways to accelerate learning is through the dual power of learning, using both the creative side and analytical side, as Elliot Lum explains, learning is not just rational, it's emotional. We can use technology wisely to deepen connections without becoming dependent upon it.

How to learn "people"

How to learn "people"

The key to learning people and emotional intelligence is empathy. The easiest way to build empathy according to Karaminder is by becoming very good at listening first.

Learning from the best

Learning from the best

To learn something new, Robbie Crabtree looks for people who are better or smarter than he is. Learning from people who are further ahead and going down rabbit holes is the best way to find out what works and what doesn't.. but it takes time!

How to remember your speeches

How to remember your speeches

Performative speaker Robbie Crabtree explains how he chunks things into blocks, resolves open loops, and adds musical notes to make his speech stick to his mind.

How to speak the language of your audience

How to speak the language of your audience

To become a great speaker, you have to know your audience and speak their language.

Building a storybank

Building a storybank

The highest leverage action you can take to become a better speaker, creator and teacher? Create a storybank!

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes

Learning by trial and error was an essential part of the journey for Andrew Barry, even as he was learning about learning design and learning outcomes.

Learning by teaching

Learning by teaching

Teacher and online creator Ryan Chadha talks about the magic that happens when we teach our brain to work as a learner while forcing ourselves to think as a teacher

The easiest way to remember

The easiest way to remember

Tired of always forgetting things? Brian Groat shares his techniques on using imagery and repetition to remembering.

Learning from culture and history

Learning from culture and history

If a word or concept is re-used and remixed by culture, that's a sign that it's an important concept. Dan Collison describes how he uses cultural patterns and ethymology for learning and filtering.

How Emmy applied the principles of ultra learning and ultra speaking

How Emmy applied the principles of ultra learning and ultra speaking

To become a better public speaker, Emmy Sobieski used ultra learning principles to find her authentic voice.

Who not How

Who not How

To achieve an ambitious goal, Jesse Desjardings has learned the most important question to ask is Who, not How. Getting the right people onboard is more important than anything else.

How to remember everything about a person you meet

How to remember everything about a person you meet

Brian Groat teaches us how to use memory palaces in real life and recall all the details of people you meet.

The four-part loop of building habits

The four-part loop of building habits

Joey Doughty about habits, routine building, and how to modify an existing habit rather than breaking a bad habit.

The audience is the hero

The audience is the hero

Whether you're writing copy or teaching online courses, one key thing Julia Saxena has learned is that it's never about you! Instead, make your audience the heroes!

Avoiding Zoom fatigue in online teaching

Avoiding Zoom fatigue in online teaching

Zoom fatigue is a big problem when teaching online. Andrew Barry explains how it can be overcome by using async learning and breakout rooms.

Learning by creating

Learning by creating

The best way to learn anything is by creating. It forces you to structure your ideas well - full time online creator Daniel Canosa

Embracing chaos

Embracing chaos

For any note-taking system, there's bad chaos and good chaos.

The entrepreneur as an artist

The entrepreneur as an artist

Startups are a founder's creative solution to a problem they have found in the marketplace.

Never tell a story without a point, and never make a point without a story

Never tell a story without a point, and never make a point without a story

John Bates learnt from his own experience how to speak like a leader and tell a convincing story

Use Momentum Not Motivation

Momentum however is real, and you can create systems that build momentum and then ride it out.

Information Growing Exponentially

Information Growing Exponentially

Medical knowledge is doubling every three months.

How notes augment short term memory

How notes augment short term memory

Karaminder explains how our brain is like a computer with a big processor and tiny RAM.. but then we can use notes to augment our memory

Immersion

Immersion

To become fluent in a new language, we have to immerse ourselves in it.

Peer to peer learning rather than sage on stage

Peer to peer learning rather than sage on stage

Elliot Lum of the Association of National Advertisers brings people from competing companies together in learning pods.

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