Martin Verbic

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The Gradus Model of Efficiency: Achieve Your Vision

Were it not great if we had a model that makes your work count gradually, step by step, in the long run. Then the what we invest would show, eventually. A model to focus on what's important - yourself.

28 August 2019 • 6 min read
The Gradus Model of Efficiency: Achieve Your Vision

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Why Should You Focus On Yourself?

For the last 6 months or so, I’ve been writing about getting better. But within this context of better, I also realised that there’s another vital thing to keep in mind and an area I want to devote more of my writing to. That is, focusing on yourself.

8 August 2019 • 4 min read • Featured
Why Should You Focus On Yourself?

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Top-Down And Bottom-Up Learning

There are two learning principles that you simply have to pay attention to: bottom-up and top-down learning. One produces knowledge for the learner and the other distributes it to the learner. They're all around us and you can use them too.

25 July 2019 • 5 min read
Top-Down And Bottom-Up Learning

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Failure Is The Driving Force Of Improvement

Many successful people say that one cannot succeed without failure first. It's very similar in big industries such as aviation and healthcare. But that doesn't mean that you cannot include it in your lifestyle. Quite the opposite - you should.

11 July 2019 • 5 min read • Featured
Failure Is The Driving Force Of Improvement

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Compounding Knowledge: Going Wide or Deep?

Compounding knowledge is the gradual accumulation of knowledge that builds upon itself. It holds true for both wide and deep learning. Warren Buffet is a great example of going deep, whereas Roger Federer first went wide. But which is better?

27 June 2019 • 4 min read
Compounding Knowledge: Going Wide or Deep?

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Compound Interest: The Most Important Equation In History

Equations are a way of understanding and explaining the world around us. But the most important one to truly understand is the compound interest equation. Easy to understand, broadly applicable, and capable of achieving remarkable results.

20 June 2019 • 4 min read
Compound Interest: The Most Important Equation In History

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How Morning Habits Determine Your Day

Many successful people emphasise the role of morning habits in their success. They are highly suggested among psychologists and scientists. The truth, however, lies in each individual.

6 June 2019 • 6 min read
How Morning Habits Determine Your Day

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Having Less Time Helps You Achieve Your Goals

Ever asked yourself how come can some people achieve so much while doing many different things? Well, that may just be the answer to achieve your goals. Applying some rules such as the Parkinson's Law and focusing on the process might just be the key.

25 May 2019 • 7 min read • Featured
Having Less Time Helps You Achieve Your Goals

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Genes, Culture, Age and How Wrong We Can Be About Success

Lebron James is arguably one of the best basketball players of all time. He entered the NBA at the age of 18, straight out of high school. He's also considered incredibly talented. Yes, genes determine our lives in many ways. So does our talent. But that cannot be all.

12 May 2019 • 7 min read
Genes, Culture, Age and How Wrong We Can Be About Success

#Learning

The Most Useful Memorisation Techniques Explained

MedAT is a rigorous medical school admissions exam performed by medical schools in Austria to choose their top 10% of candidates. One task involves memorising 8 patient records in 8 minutes. How to achieve such levels of memorisation, integrate the techniques and apply them? Find out here.

5 May 2019 • 7 min read • Featured
The Most Useful Memorisation Techniques Explained