Tag: experiential learning

  • Fake it…

    What do you do when you are learning something new but it’s no longer fun? Rethink your concept of fun and then, just keep going…

  • The paradox of mastery

    Mastery of a new area comes best when we pursue it with passion and practice over time. But lose the passion and you likely stop practicing. Practice well, however, and you’ll gain more passion.

  • Eliminate your variables

    When learning a new sport or any new skill – even learning to travel well – you’ll increase competency faster when you tackle each aspect or variable one at a time.

  • Knowing and doing

    Learning to fly fish reveals that knowing something without doing it is incomplete. Some things can only be grasped experientially through doing.

  • Hardware vs. software

    Sometimes your best investment is in your gear. Sometimes in the experience itself. But neither will help you learn something new if you forget how to learn.

  • Doing it right – Part 2

    Sometimes, in sports or travel or life in general, we learn more – and different things – by learning from others than we ever could on our own as I found out in learning to surf.

  • Doing it right – Part 1

    Learning from skilled professional teachers can save you a lot of time and effort. And you might just learn more than you expected…