When I read I always strive to learn something new. So what good does it make to read a lot and get nothing in return? Over the past few months I developed a system of reading that works for me and can work for you too.
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.
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.
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?
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.