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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Career and happiness

This was never a secret, but now it is official: millennials are the most stressed age group out there. Financial concerns are a viable reason to be stressed. High college loans and uncertainty regarding future employment, fear of taking mortgage to buy your own apartment, rising social gaps… There is no safe financial haven for …

Learning and unlearning career choice

As technological and scientific progress quickens, we constantly need to learn and unlearn new material. What should we learn? How should we unlearn? What remains unchanged? “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn” – Alvin Toffler. When we need …