Jonathan’s TED talk

Jonathan’s TED talk is truly inspiring. If you feel that your motivation is down and you want to remember why you have chosen to become a superlearner, please watch the video and it will replenish your energies. You are welcome to share the link with your friends. Discuss your thoughts with other superlearners on our …

Do not sabotage your mental strength

Mental strength is an important element in becoming a superlearner. The skillset is very extensive, so everyone has issues with some skills. At times we have doubts, maybe we think that we are not good enough, we do not have time for this, or we are doing something wrong… Some other times we are acting …

Learning backwards

The idea comes from Scott Young newsletter. As programmers, we often think about how the end result will look and interact before we write code. We build up tests and “stubs” – empty programs that behave just like the final program would. By doing this we break a complex task into many simple tasks. Now …

Filling in the gaps

Why does it happen that we do not understand? As a scientist, I can come up with many explanations. The most common reason: we missed some important aspect and cannot quite catch up. It’s easy to think that some subjects require a certain level of intelligence to tackle. That’s not true. Some subjects are harder …

Creative consistency and persistance

Creative consistancy for success creative consistancy http://lifehacker.com/the-under-appreciated-benefits-of-creative-consistency-1678061573 http://www.military.com/special-operations/seal-training-mental-preparation.html Take it into new directions – be creativ http://www.businessinsider.com/50-universal-truths-for-success-2013-10 When we are talking about creativity, we usually think about “WOW” moments, new perspectives, brainstorming and excitement. However, this is probably about 10% of being creative. The other 90% is persistence, hard and gray work of finding one …

Shaping kids brain for success

As we are approaching the release of the “How to raise a superlearner” content, I am still trying to decide to myself to which degree shaping kids brain for success is natural. On one side of the discussion, we have Montessori with a focus on letting the child discover the inner potential and some very …

Failures as a basis for success

We are all trying to improve – otherwise I would not be writing this blog and you would not be reading it. The path of improvement comes through risk of failure and occasional failures. The higher rewards usually come with higher risk attached (otherwise it is an arbitration opportunity). Occasional failures happen to everyone, searching …

Eidetic learning through observation

Many scientific discoveries have been found through luck and attention to details.  Probably 80% of debugging any programmist performs involves attention to details. Good user interface and graphical design require immense attention  to details. Ability to observe minor changes and make good and quick decision is important in all human endeavors I can think of, …

Finding time to read more

Quite often I am asked: “When can I find time to read?”. This is a very good question, and there are several disciplines that address it from several perspectives. First of all, if you do not have time to procrastinate you will probably have no time to read. It is important to understand, that just …

Career choice and development from keytostudy perspective

Choosing a career and choosing a spouse are two of the biggest decisions we make in our life and thus share many common traits. In this post, we will discuss how to choose a career. Most of us have one career throughout our lives, while flirting occasionally with other careers. Being a superlearner makes the …