Why you should learn something new every day
Originally published in the Pool UK
I love to read about how high achievers
But, finally, there’s one success strategy I think I can get on board with, mainly because it actually sounds interesting (unlike coconut oil in coffee. Ugh). And that thing is to consciously learn something every day.
This insight came from a survey done by Fab Giovanetti, founder of the Health Bloggers Community, for her new book Make An Impact: The Six Habits of Highly Influential People. She surveyed 500 successful people – defined as running a business or project (often more than one), having written a book or two and/or having a substantial social audience. The survey compared their habits with 1,000 people who, comparatively, hadn’t made it so big.
One of the standout differences between the two groups was that the successful were much more likely to agree with the statement: “I’m sort of obsessed with a specific topic right now, and that obsession helps me succeed.” This passion for learning everything about a particular topic makes