“Trade your cleverness for bewilderment.” ~Rumi
At age 5, Jim Qwik suffered from a head injury. He was labeled the “boy with a broken brain.” In order to fix his own brain, he became passionate about learning how the brain works. Now he teaches top performers how to learn more quickly. The “FAST” acronym below helps you remember the strategies that lead to faster learning.
Forget — start with a beginner’s mind and know that your learning is limitless
Active — learn through creation, take notes, and ask great questions
State — get into a state of curiosity, excitement, and wonder because information combined with emotion becomes a long-term memory
Teach — when you teach something, you get to learn it twice