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Category Archives: BRAVE Learning

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 now”. Well, this post won’t teach you how to do that. But if you figure out how to use the three processes […]

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. Did you enjoy this post? There’s more. 1 full ebook, 4 exclusive guides and all the sneak previews: get your welcome pack emailed in seconds.

Now That Speed Reading Is Broken, Here Are Three Ways to Read Instead

Seven years ago, I was convinced that my eyes were becoming superhuman. The pencil told my eyes where to focus, like a strict director’s baton. The mind made sure that no words were actually uttered – focusing instead on the text, and on moving my eyes in a frog-like fashion from one place on the […]

Five Strange Directions Language Learning Won’t Take (Or Will It?)

Two things are true at once: 1) language teaching and learning methods are still not innovative enough, and 2) any predictions about “the next big thing” for polyglots have, so far, been shaky at best. So the idea for this post is simple: I will try to write down some crazy, strange, big ideas for […]

Three Productivity Lessons From Kierkegaard

This is not something you would normally expect from bitter Danish philosophers. You would turn to some energetic life coach for advice on productivity, wouldn’t you? As it turns out, Soren Kierkegaard can teach you a lot about how (and why) to get important things done. Here are my top three picks. Did you enjoy […]

2 things you don’t know about your Future Self

  Chasing the latest thing and trying to live in the present may have done a disservice to what you know about your future. Here are two (well-documented) facts which you don’t always think about – and something to start you consider ideas for action, once you realize you need to do something for your […]