Finding 20 Minutes a Day
So how do you find 20 minutes a day and how do you fill these minutes? I’m glad you asked! (OK, I guess I was actually the one that asked…). Finding 20 minutes per day seems easy enough, but we all know how hard that can be at times. My easiest recommendations for finding these 20 minutes are to:
Rather than try to find 20 extra minutes a day, sometimes it’s easier to start with trying to multitask for 20 minutes per day. How about while you are eating breakfast, or commuting to work, or waiting at the dentist?
How to Use Those 20 Minutes
So now that you have found those magical 20 minutes, how do you maximize your ability to learn in these precious moments? Here are some ideas:
A Call to Action
I really believe that current trends in online education can make you much better at what you do. I started this thought in my article in December, but want to elaborate a little more. I would like to propose the following call to action for us all to learn more in 2013:
Think about it, over the course of the year you would attend at least 1 continuing education seminar, 1 symposium, read at least 12 books, watched 52 webinars, and read 100′s of online blog posts and journal articles. There is no doubt this will serve as a great shortcut to overachieving and making great progress in your career.
Now that you have gained all this time and know what to do with it, use these two weeks you gained to educate yourself more and start overachieving!