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Scott H. Young

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Scott Young is the author of Wall Street Journal and National best selling book: "Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition, and Accelerate Your Career".

Scott has been a prolific writer on his blog since 2006 where he writes about learning, productivity, career, habits and living well. He is know for documenting learning challenges such as the learning a 4-year MIT computer science degree in one year, learning four langauges in one year and learning to draw portraits in 30 days.

His work has been featured in TEDx, The New York Times, Lifehacker, Popular Mechanics and Business Insider.

Find out more at: ScottHYoung.com
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Practice Made Perfect: The 10 Keys to Optimize Improvement

Getting good at anything requires a lot of practice–but not all practice is equal. Just doing something a lot doesn’t ensure you’ll master it.

Consider the person who hunts and pecks on the keyboard. Practice will help him go faster and make fewer mistakes, but no amount of pecking at the keyboard will turn him into a touch typer. Similarly, second language learners typically stall: their pronuncia

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“Your deepest moments of happiness don’t come from doing easy things; they come from realizing your potential and overcoming your own limiting beliefs about yourself.”
Scott H. Young, Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition, and Accelerate Your Career

“By taking notes as questions instead of answers, you generate the material to practice retrieval on later.”
Scott H. Young, Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition, and Accelerate Your Career

“Learning, at its core, is a broadening of horizons, of seeing things that were previously invisible and of recognizing capabilities within yourself that you didn't know existed”
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