Whether you hate numbers or love them, there’s no denying that being in the business of investing you can’t afford being numbers shy. Of course, successful investing doesn’t require you to be a mathematician but having an intuitive feel for numbers goes a long way in making the process of finding great businesses fun and intellectually stimulating.
If you’re reading this I won’t hesitate to make the assumption that you’re a knowledge worker, i.e., someone who gets paid not for the physical labour but for their knowledge and cognitive abilities to turn that know-how into something valuable and useful. And one skill that knowledge workers need the most is the ability to learn quickly and efficiently.
This means you should always be on the lookout to find the best strategies about meta-learning — learning how to learn.
Barbara Oakley teaches an online course Learning How to Learn and it wouldn’t be an overstatement if I say that this course has been the most popular online course in the world for many years.