September 20, 2021

Creating for Learning (and Profit)

In the past two years, I have tried to create projects, validate product ideas, setup landing pages, develop my following, without success. Two years of learning Reflecting on this, I see now that it was not because I was using the wrong methods. It was a lack of focus. Not because I was not interested in what I was doing, but I always ended up doubting that the end product would be useful, and that anyone would ever buy it. Read more

May 22, 2021

The Feynman Learning Technique [62/365]

The Feynman technique is a way to learn at a very fast pace while retaining quite a lot of information about the topic. It focuses on teaching and getting feedback from this teaching to improve further your understanding of the topic. There are 4 steps to this technique: Choose a concept to learn Pretend that you are teaching it to someone else Identify where you got stuck or where your understanding is lacking and learn more about that Organize your material and make your explanations simpler The goal of this method is to get to understand the topic to the point where you can explain it to someone who knows nothing about it and have them understand the concepts. Read more

May 10, 2021

What I Will Learn First [51/365]

I have a lot to learn so that I can create my business. Think about sales, SEO, marketing, pricing, packaging, more coding… So much can make your head spin. I decided to stop trying to learn one topic after the other, and just keep on trying my best on my business. Two reasons: Continuous learning is important, but if that’s all you do, you’re not moving forward (guilty) The best way to learn is to apply. Read more

May 7, 2021

Continuous Learning [48/365]

Learning a bit more everyday is quite difficult. The process is painful, and you usually have to push yourself to actually learn it properly. This means doing what you are learning. And doing it bad at first. For me, and to get introduced to some topics, I will probably write about those topics to try to explain them to myself. It will mean research, but I will surely learn a lot in the process and will have to at least do some parts of it. Read more

April 3, 2021

Alternating learning [14/365]

To create a successful company, you will need to learn a lot of unrelated topics. Building, validating, marketing, selling… Learning does not only come from books. And it does not simply come from doing. Books will give you some new ideas to try out. They will show you some tactics that worked for other people, and what did not. But if you don’t apply those teachings to something you are actually making, then you will not understand them deeply and they will be useless to you without action. Read more

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