18-CBWJ-Note Taking Tips to Ratchet up Your Learning

Note taking is a simple and effective way to help you learn new things. But, do you have any method of note taking or do you just jot down snippets here and there. This one simple tip can take your note taking and learning to the next level.

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In his new book Limitless, Jim Kwik provides a wealth of learning tips. He’s an expert in the skills used to improve learning.

16-CBWJ-Motivation:”Limitless” Model

In his new book Limitless, Jim Kwik describes a framework for optimizing learning. He calls it the limitless model because he believes that with the right tools, our ability to learn new things is almost limitless. The limitless model consists of mindset, motivation and methods.

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05-CBWJ-Circle of Control vs Concern

Circle of Influence

People often spend time and energy worrying about things they have no control over. It’s a natural reaction for our brains to think through worst case scenarios. It’s a built-in defense mechanism leftover from the days when our biggest concern was not getting eaten by a saber-toothed tiger, so we were always on high alert. But, being on high alert 24/7 is what leads to PTSD, so identifying and separating where we put our energy is critical.

Our circle of concern includes things we care about, but can’t control. It’s important to be aware of things in this sphere, but we need to focus more on the things within our circle of control.