Ultralearning Book Review: a practical book that may help someone to learn new skills in his life. If you have failed in learning any skills earlier or are afraid to learn things because that seems too hard for you, then this book may help you. The book that I’m gonna go inside today and bring some details about is Ultralearning. Scott H Young wrote this book. This is one of the latest books of the author.
The author of this book is a best-selling author of wall street journal. Here in this article, I’ll try to bring some basic principles found in the book and then try to zip the whole book so you get a hint about the book. This content does not contain all the learning from the book. That is actually not possible. So do not rely on one article to judge a book. Read the book instead, after taking ideas from this article.
About The Author
Scott H Young is a Wall Street Journal best-selling author. He has been uploading essays to his blog for more than 15 years. Essays that helps people to learn new things and to help them get better in their life. The book Ultralearning was published on 6th August 2019, and this is one of the nice books that got so many positive reviews and ratings.
His book Murder in a cold climate was published in 1988. He has been writing books for more than 30 years. Till 2021 he wrote so many books. Ultralearning is one of his latest books. Scott’s writing has been featured in many top news magazines, including The New York Times, BBC, TEDx, Pocket, Business Insider, and so on.
Meta-Learning: First Draw a Map
Whatever skill or method you are trying to learn, you have to draw a clear map first. It is like going to war and preparing yourself before participating. The book says that you need to research how you can learn that skill easily. Give time to make a clear plan first.
There are 3 ways you can draw a clear map before any project. First of all, find out the WHY. Give yourself a clear reason why do you want to learn that skill. Find out when and how this skill gonna benefits you if this skill is for your job, your earning, or just a hobby. Find a clear reason first. You can write down that reason in a notebook.
After that, you have to find the WHAT. First, learn what type of skill this is and how it will benefit you in life. What types of material things do you need to learn that skill. What is gonna take from you to learn that skill? Talk to people that are already in the field. Most of the answers to your question will be answered by those experts. Meet those experts that are already in the field.
And the third one is HOW. After completing the first two, get to know how you gonna implement the ideas that you got from the first two and make it a clear, alive goal, not just a dream anymore. How the tracks will be, and how much time it may take to learn to the level you need. And how you can learn the skill that can benefit you the most. Give time to research with these three principles.
Ultralearning Book Review By Readers’ Choice
The book has 9 universal principles that will help you do things that you failed earlier or thinking about it will be hard for you. If you study those 9 principles and implement those in real life, that gonna help you in real life. After the first principle that I have already discussed. There are another three important credentials. These three credentials are essential. I could relate to these three. After successfully drawing a map, people fail in focusing after
Starting, Sustaining and Optimizing
After investing a lot of time in researching, people stop giving their energy and focus in starting and then sustaining their performance and optimizing their level of work. Optimizing means that how you are improving day by day. Your focus level has decreased or increased. That matters a lot. If you only plan and keep planning, it won’t benefit you. You have to start right away. And you have to sustain your level of focus and optimizing things that you are learning.
This book has 9 more principles that have a lot of ideas and methods. The author has written a really amazing book that gonna change the way we learn things. If we really can implement these methods in our life in learning new things. Definitely, things are going to be easy someday. This is it for today. I hope this article has helped you a bit. I just tried to give you a hint of what is inside the book Ultralearning.