This may be an unpopular opinion, but hear me out — we all have to learn new tricks, irrespective of where we are. The lessons we learned 15 years ago aren’t sufficient to help us survive the next 50 years.
I am a software engineer who graduated almost 10 years ago.
In the last decade alone, the tech world has seen several headways. Data science, AI, IOTs, wearable tech, green computing, cloud computing, web development trends, the list is endless.
So, it’s crucial that I upskill regularly. How else am I going to survive the age of AI?
Plus, it’s not just me. It’s the same for content creators, lawyers, teachers, doctors, bakers, gamers, glassblowers, and maybe even panda fluffers.
Learning is an eternal activity.
But think about it; if we were to go back to school to learn every new trend, we would be in school forever. It’s just not practical.
So, online courses are our best bet. Most programs are flexible and self-paced, meaning no one will judge our competencies, and we can learn anything and everything.
However, being an online learner is a lot of work. You don’t have someone pushing or encouraging you, so giving up is easy. Also, it can be overwhelming with so many incredible things to learn.
So, it’s important to create and commit to a realistic plan. And for that, you need to set yourself up to learn online.
Here are some cool tricks to help you with that.
We’ve all been learning, growing, and experiencing life in our own ways, gradually setting ourselves up to achieve great things. But there is one major obstacle that many, including myself, have to overcome.
Now, you may wonder what this has to do with online learning.
The thing is, rejection causes stress and fatigue, which impacts your learning abilities. It affects your cognitive function and the brain’s ability to…