• Learning

    What should you learn in a changing world?

    Lately, I spoke with my mother on the phone and she told me that one of my cousin was starting a new job. He is a lawyer and he is leaving the law company he is working for to start something new. He will help his new employer to open a subsidiary in a new country. One of his reasons for this move is that the job is changing dramatically and that in ten years, a lawyer will do radically different things from what he is doing now. My mother was puzzled about this. I was not. I am working in the banking industry, which is known for being a…

  • Learning

    7 useful things every mom should learn

    2019 begins and many of us are setting goals for the new year. If you want to keep developing yourself this year, this is important to have some learning goals. However, learning goals are like self-care goals. You know they are important but you tend to neglect them because there seems to be always something more important to do. Especially when you have small children at home, it is easy to get distracted and to forget your goals. The best solution to avoid giving up your learning goal altogether is to include them as much as possible to your family life. Choose goals that can benefit to your all family…

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    The 5-hour rule

    Several months ago, I read an article by Michael Simmons about the 5-hour rule that I found really inspiring. Here are the key ideas under this concept. What is the 5-hour rule exactly? According to the five-hour rule, you should spend at least 5 hours every week learning. This rule has been followed by many successful people from Benjamin Franklin who planned a hour of learning each day to Bill Gates who read a book a week during his career. Why is it more relevant than ever? According to Simmons, „not learning at least 5 hours per week (the 5-hour rule) is the smoking of the 21st century“ Why does he…