I read this article some time ago (link) and found it to be extremely insightful. It talks about human learning and how you can maximize retention by using the “Spacing Effect” effectively.
Archive for the ‘ Career ’ Category
4th May '10
In every phase of our life we have choices to make. This is true for an individual’s personal and professional life. The choices we make, shapes our life. What happens when you take up a career and realize that you are going the wrong way? You look around and realize that what you have been doing is not what you want to do for the rest of your life. There are a couple of questions that an individual should answer before switching their career. To name a few:
1. What are my skills?
This will help in assessing your strengths, in what you are good at doing.
2. What are my current job responsibilities?
Answering this will help in understanding your role in a firm and what were the responsibilities that you did and did not enjoy handling. …read more
4th Nov '09
There never has been a stronger mix of emotions that I have felt at work, all at the same time, as I did during my first project. That eclectic, sometimes incompatible mix of fear and happiness on your first project leads you to have an experience that is the highest of highs and lowest of lows. The first project marks the beginning of your first step onto the path you have chosen for the rest of your life and naturally you want to put your best foot forward.
2nd Nov '09
While on campus recruiting for young talented people to join our financial analyst program, I discovered something that I find quite bewildering. The concept of a “Dream Job”. I had no idea there was such a thing! Or is there? The “Best Job in the World” Contest awarded Ben Southall, caretaker of an island in Australia, the winner in 2009. Well, I can sort of see the logic in that. What I cannot understand is how certified institutions in India define a “Dream Job”.