⌄ Scroll down to continue ⌄

Experience is One Thing You…

⌄ Scroll down to continue ⌄
Experience is One Thing You…

Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing. – Oscar Wilde

When we’re children, we learn (and fail) all the time. We fall off bikes, scrape knees, add sums incorrectly, and tell someone we have a crush on them when they’re clearly not interested (*cringe*). That’s just what kids do.

As adults, we tend to move into areas of core competency, sigh a breath of relief (Hooray! No more feeling like I’m constantly failing at everything!), and then promptly stagnate. This, of course, is the quickest route towards the kind of career and life experiences that feel just kind of, well, “meh.” In order to keep yourself engaged and motivated, it’s important to continually form new and unexpected neural connections.

Fortunately, in the internet age, it’s not just easy to learn, but also to learn from other people, so you’ll have a model to go from and you won’t feel so alone in your endeavors. Here are 4 tips for doing just that.

How to Learn from Other People’s Experiences

More by this author

Brian Lee

Ex-chief of product management at Lifehack

how to make a resume
How To Make A Resume that Would Impress Every Recruiter
left right brain
An Underdeveloped Right Brain Is the Greatest Barrier to Creativity
I hate my job
What to Do When You Hate Your Job (for Both Who Choose to Stay or Quit)
How to Not Be Bored (According to Science)
How to Not Be Bored (According to Science)
Why Staycation Is the New Vacation for Every Travel Lover
Why Staycation Is the New Vacation for Every Travel Lover

Trending in Productivity

1 What Is Perfectionism And How to Manage It For Good 2 The Forgotten Emotional Aspects of Productivity 3 How to Make Time Work For You — The Time Mastery Framework 4 Are You Spending Your Time on What Is Time-Worthy? 5 How to Leverage Time to Make More Time

Read Next

Advertising
Advertising

Explore the Full Life Framework

Advertising
Advertising