How to Learn from World Changers
How To Learn From World Changers
If you want to upgrade your knowledge, it’s easy to just read a book from a world-renowned author, or to binge watch informational videos from someone you look up to, and it’s also easy to learn from podcasts that provide the best value to people. But how can you effectively learn from famous world changers? In this episode, we dive deep into the steps on how you can digest and be able to make use of the information you have to make an impact in your life and the world.
Knowledge is power. It’s an asset that can never be taken away from you. So tune in today to learn more about this topic!
WHAT WE DISCUSS:
- [01:55] – How to embrace knowledge from remarkable people
- [02:38] – Brenden break down 3 steps you can do to learn effectively
- [04:07] – Example of applying the 3 steps
- [05:24] – How to go through the selections process?
- [07:26] – What mediums can you use to digest information
- [09:10] – How to make sure what you learn sticks
- [10:18] – How Brenden is note-taking while listening to podcasts
- [13:36] – How to seek out the people who impacted you the most
- [17:56] – How to keep the knowledge that you are gathering
- [23:12] – What do most people do wrong when it comes to learning
- [26:34] – How to consolidate the information
- [30:37] – Creating a timeline of a person’s life you want to study
- [32:04] – How a person’s face is tied to information when you first think of them
VALUABLE INSIGHTS AND KEY TOPICS:
- The filtering process means listening to enough people to figure out who you want to go deep on.
- How to select the people you want to model
- Listening to podcasts vs. reading books for your filtering process.
- The self-knowledge that we learn or things that we get on a day-to-day basis, just because we know them, it doesn’t mean we necessarily apply them in our lives.
- Take note of the key takeaways that can apply to your life.
- Ranking episodes based on their relevance to your life
- Why reflecting is important when you listened to something that blows your mind
- How Brenden seeks out a particular guest that impacted him on a podcast
- Think of the podcast like a movie trailer. It’s just a long-form movie trailer where you’re essentially assessing if this person is good enough for your time.
- Where following your excitement can lead you
- Teach your insights to others.
- What simple information comes into Brenden’s mind when he thinks of Scott Harrison, Seth Godin, and Gary Vaynerchuk
- What are the mistakes that the people that you have made that you shouldn’t be making?
3 STEPS TO EFFECTIVELY LEARN FROM WORLD CHANGERS:
- What do you want to achieve in this world? Define your goals and write them down.
- Go through the filtering process. The filtering process means listening to enough people to figure out who you want to go deep on.
- Pick 5 to 10 people that inspire you the most that are most aligned to who you want to model your life against and study those people at a deeper level.
- [09:29] – “Common knowledge. Isn’t always common practice.” – Brendon Burchard
- [20:48] – “If you write a love letter to the person you’re trying to serve, you get more energetically motivated to serve them.”
- [27:10] – “ Follow the non-obvious thing. Follow what you’re excited about.”
- [29:11] – “If you’re not taking the time to take notes, you’re doing yourself a massive disservice.”
- [35:28] – “Treat the people you admire as colleagues, not gods. Going to ‘how’ versus ‘wow’.”
Brenden’s Website: https://www.mastertalk.ca/about
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