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How Agile Can Help You Learn Anything

“Agile” is a term I used to love to hate. Now I see that it’s actually a useful way of working, and I learn more about agile management every day. But can agile techniques be used in[...]

Greensplaining bonus: Four green Kickstarter projects to inspire your switch to eco habits

This post is a free bonus chapter to go with my book “Greensplaining”. You can get the full book here. Living a green life is sometimes as simple as picking the right solution for your eve[...]

Brave Language Learning Bonus: How to call 911 in a foreign language

This post is a free bonus chapter to go with my book “Brave Language Learning.” You can get the full book here. I hope you folks will never get to use anything from this post. But during m[...]

Greensplaining Bonus: Three things I wish people told me before I bought all my bicycles

This post is a free bonus chapter to go with my book “Greensplaining”. You can get the full book here. In the two years since I stopped driving around the U.K. for work, I’ve had thr[...]

Expat Flow Bonus: Finding your “opposite space”

This post is one of the free bonus chapters that go together with my eBook “Expat Flow”. You can get the book here. My wife led me out the door and to the Tube station. I had no idea where[...]

Captions and comments and #memes, oh my! Using #Instagram for #LanguageLearning

I never thought it would work that well.[...]

Debugging is the new learning – how pessimism and coding skills can help you learn better

Two things I’m learning recently – a programming language and a new swimming stroke – combined the other day, and the result is (among other things) this blog post. What can you lear[...]

Launching today: “Expat Flow”, “Greensplaining” and the new “Brave Language Learning” – a three-eBook bundle

Few things make me more anxious, proud and excited than letting everyone know of something new I made for them. Today I’m happy to show you three new eBooks. What are they, what will they give y[...]

Use the Force: three processes you can rely on to learn anything better

Do you remember that moment in Star Wars where Luke learns how the Force works? That fantastic feeling of ease and elation that just went from screen to yourself – “everything is possible [...]

Five Things I Learned From Five Years of Blogging

  I started this blog, under a different name, in October 2011. Since then, a lot has changed! Here are five most important things I learned while running this blog.[...]