The idea that you should take the time to really think about how you’re going to get yourself ready to take on the challenges of life has been around for a while, and now, a new book is trying to bring it to life.
In this new edition of The Rise of Learning, co-author Michael McKean explains what he calls the ‘learn to live’ approach.
The book is written for people who want to get to the point where they know what they’re going through, but they don’t have the skills to prepare for it.
So the key is to really understand what you need to do in order to prepare yourself.
“When you’re ready, you can go back and say, ‘Here’s what I did, what I learned.’
And then go forward, and say that, ‘What did I learn?'”
He says people who are ready to learn don’t necessarily need to have the training, but rather the right skills, in order for them to succeed.
The Rise of Skills is an online series of lessons where anyone can find the skills and resources they need to prepare themselves to get into a position where they can work and be productive.
McKean and his co-authors have been studying people’s lives for a decade, and the book is based on research that has shown that people who have been in a job for five years or more have a higher chance of having an early retirement.
McKeean says that’s important because it gives people a sense of accomplishment and success.
“I think the real motivation for me is that I think it’s really important to think about the people you want to influence and that’s what the Rise of Training is about.”
The Rise Of Skills is now available for download from The Rise bookstore.