Why Choosing a University Degree is Like Buying a Car
Tips on Buying a Car (Though I’ve never bought my own). Imagine that university degrees are like cars. Because a car is for sale you assume that it’s in perfect working order - but when you take it for a drive on the freeway you find that it blows out, breaks down, or if you’re really unlucky, crashes! It turns out that you drove the car incorrectly, that it wasn’t meant to be used that way, and the car had a few handling problems that the salesperson didn’t tell you about. It’s easy to blame the car salesperson It’s easy to blame the car salesperson
Take Notes or Die Tryin’ – A nerd tells all on the priceless art of note-taking
Boring. Geeky. Vanilla. Yet, it is the very building block of your thinking and learning optimisation. Welcome to the under-appreciated yet PRICELESS art of note-taking. Note: I would never have thought to make a post on this if it weren’t for the recommendation of Scott McKeon - so I have him to thank for this very public display of my nerdiness. I have a very unique approach to note-taking across many areas of my life, from reading to documenting events and stories… then using them in unusual ways going forward. Until Scott pointed it out, I never thought of the potential of this
How writing this helps me learn!
Dear Reader, If this is your first time reading - hello! How are you? If you’ve been here often, welcome back! Thanks for sticking with me so far. I thought today I should make a point about all this writing that may not be so obvious from your seat. From my end though, I would like to share a little point. You see, the blog appears to be all about me trying to teach things, spread things, propose things or put things forward. Did you ever consider that, in fact, a powerful reason for the blog is to help my own learning? Indeed, it’s true. Writing about