We tend to learn in sequence. Chapter one, two and three. But what if we broke the sequence? Would that enhance our learning? In this rather sequential piece, you learn how I tend to break quite a few rules to get the results I want, and you’ll find it works very well for you too. […]
How To Retain What We Leaning: Archives—Psychotactics
In this section you will find all the articles on learning.
How to retain what you learn.
How to accelerate learning.
You’ve heard that it takes about 21 days to create a habit. But what if that weren’t true at all? Could it be possible to create a habit overnight? Or even in the next few minutes? Let’s find out. Right click here and ‘save as’ to download this episode to your computer. Have you heard […]
It might seem that it’s always up to us to change our habits. And that idea might be quite incorrect. Instead, what if something around us changed and our habits changed with it? Instead of us taking the blame all the time, this series is about how to look at habits differently and achieve lasting […]
Most of us believe that to cope with information, we have to speed up our learning. But we’ve all tried that, haven’t we? And it doesn’t seem to work at all. This article is about why we are so obsessed with trying to keep up by learning more. And how you can do quite the […]
Is there a fun way to get unstuck? From all the experiences we’ve had so far, getting stuck is a real pain. The more we try to get unstuck, the more we seem to dig a deeper hole. But what if there were a few fun ways to get unstuck? And what if they were […]
Fun seems obvious as a concept. But “fun in learning” almost seems like a bit of a paradox. What is “fun” and how can you find it, let alone use it when you’re teaching a skill? Let’s take a bit of a deep dive into intimidation and find how fun can save the day—yes, yet […]
Why do we get upset with ourselves when we forget information? Surely we should be able to remember at least 30-40% of a book. But it seems to slide through our brain like semolina in a sieve. Yet, there is a way to remember things—and there’s also a big reason to forget. Find out why […]
It’s not unusual for clients to say they’re perfectionists. This means they take more time, spend more effort and they sound like the ideal client on your course. But as perfectionists know fully well, they’re often jeopardising their own success, because all the extra work isn’t dramatically improving their work. How, then should you make […]
We’re all told we should start with the end in mind, but we still get lost along the way. Why do we go off track? Could there be some barriers that show up a lot before the end? Let’s find out how we can stop focusing so much on the end and work on the […]
Are habits a matter of routine? You’d think so, wouldn’t you? Yet, there’s a bigger factor in play that goes beyond a cue and routine. It’s called the Reward. There’s just one problem: how do you put a reward? And how do you know it’s the right reward? What should you do if you want […]