Being a quick learner is a very important facet, if you want to excel and achieve success in life.
Quick learning is becoming order of the day, due to steadily increasing competitive environment around the globe. It may be termed as a strategy for acquiring skills and knowledge with an aim to improve self.
An individual equipped with the newly learnt skills, may have a better chance of succeeding in life. Also, one should always remember that learning is always self-driven.It is also how you make decisions about what to learn and what not to learn.
An individual should always be in driver’s seat, in order to be a quick learner, lest they should get trapped and lost in the enormity of information and text books available on the subject. Each day a new write up is available regarding the subject.
Before reading this blog, it is advised that you may go through the following blog, published by us earlier.
Below are given 8 tips, which may help you in your journey to be a quick learner.
1.Prepare a road map for quick learning
Preparing or deciding a road map is the first step towards quick learning. An appropriately designed road map of learning will dispel all your doubts and confusions on
- Why do you want to learn? ,
- What do you want to learn?, and
- How do you want to learn?.
A clear cut answer to these three questions will help you to decide a road map, best fitted to you.
To know more about how the road map of quick learning is prepared, please refer to the following blog, published by us earlier.
2. Focus and focus for being a quick learner
In order to be a quick learner, avoiding the distractions and ability to concentrate on the vital aspects is the most important facet.
Some other important things are:
- Fix a definite, clearcut time span and period to do these.
- Find out ways and means to simplify the process of learning.
- Avoid procrastination.
- Carefully avoid being distracted by the environment,your colleagues,even family members and or your own vacillating mind.
- Improve your ability to focus.
3. Do the jobs first in which you want to be good
People generally do those jobs first, which they feel are convenient to be done and also, in which their comfort level is high.
Instead start learning the things first,which you want to be good at,even if these are inconvenient and uncomfortable.
4. Find the weakest aspect in you and try to tackle it
Identification of weaker points, which are stopping you from being a quick learner, is the first pre-requisite. After this has been done, be ruthless in attacking the weaker point in you.
If the job is too complex, it is better to break it into small parts. Each small part should be learnt perfectly. After all small parts have been mastered at, build them back together. This will enable you to do the complex job in an easy manner.
5.Take examination of yourself to know if learning is actually happening
The activity of assessing yourself must continue during the entire quick learning process. It must be noted here that testing is not only a method of knowing, if skill acquiring is happening or not, but also a way of creating it.
For this, it is better to consult peers ,friends and experts in the field. Their help may be taken to test in which stage of quick learning , you are.
6. Don’t feel bad if you are criticized for slow pace of learning
If your boss is admonishing you for slow pace of learning, never mind it. Take even the strongest criticism in the most positive manner. This will help you to build up fast in being a quick learner.
7. Develop and act as per your intuition for being a quick learner
Developing intuition is the best way for quick learning. Remember that intuition is not a gift but an ability,which is latent within us all. They can be developed through spiritual practices,such as pranayam and chanting of mantras and by various forms of services to others,such as prayer and spiritual healing(reference www.aetherius.org)
Some other things, which may develop intuition are:
- Purity of motive,
- Being more truthful,
- Being more dedicated,
- Services and spiritual practices.
8. Explore untreaded paths for being a quick learner
Sometimes exploring untreaded paths brings extra-ordinary success in quick learning. Hence, think out of the box and get out of your comfort zone. It may succeed like anything. You may get spectacular results by this.
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