Sharing this with my SAS course tomorrow!
Speaker: Josh Kaufman
Rating 4 / 5
You can get to a passable level in a new skill with 20 hrs practise. You just need to
- Deconstruct the skill into its important parts. Reduce the skill to an achievable level
- Learn enough to know when you are on the right track
- Focus, push through the “Feeling stupid” phase of learning, and practise
A good idea, and presented well. His example of learning to play ukulele from its 4 most common chords was good. Also very inspiring – the idea to just learn what you want – you don’t need to become an expert.
I then went to think about what I want to learn. That’s when it gets tricky. It should definitely work to get to a beginners level for artistic or performance skills – eg music, drawing, photoshop, juggling, martial arts, language.
It’s harder to imagine for tasks which take longer to…
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