Speed Learning: Learn Fast with Instant Accelerated Learning
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Speed Learning: Learn Fast with Instant Accelerated Learning

How to Beat Information Overload and Learn from Any Medium 3-4x Faster - Without Any Speed Reading or Memory Drills!
4.2 (43 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
902 students enrolled
Created by Matthew Key
Last updated 8/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 11 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Eliminate information overload and overwhelm
  • Consume information in ANY medium or format at least 2-4 times faster (or even faster!)
  • Quickly double your reading speed and get through whole books even faster (in just a fraction of the time) - without tedious speed reading practice drills
  • Quickly identify exactly what information is useful and valuable to you and what isn’t
  • Easily manage your knowledge for the fastest reference and best retention
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Requirements
  • There are no pre-requisites or requirements for this course other than a desire to learn and get through information faster.
Description

Discover how to get information from ANY format or medium into your head at least 2-4 times faster and manage your information for optimal retention and quicker, easier implementation.  

No purchases and no tedious drills or time spent learning or practicing new skills is required – you’ll find out how you can start doing this right now.

Save time, get more done with better, faster results and eliminate information overload forever with these Speed Learning hacks, techniques and processes that you can implement immediately.

Here’s some more of what’s waiting for you inside the course:

  • The simple 7 step solution to information overload and how to learn faster than you ever thought possible.  This process ensures you learn at the fastest possible rate in the shortest possible time and extract maximum benefit
  • Discover an ultra-powerful technique to get ANY text based information into your head quickly and effortlessly  - no speed reading required and no matter how busy you are!  (I’ve never seen this anywhere else and, if you put this to use, this one technique alone is worth the paltry cost of this course many times over!)
  • Make the one simple change in your mindset that will save you infinitely more time than any speed reading technique
  • 4 powerful rules that will filter the junk from your information load and give you laser-focus on only what you need to know what learn
  • How you can learn nearly anything fast even if you think you have no time to learn
  • Find out the best type of exercise to optimise your learning ability and, most importantly, when to do it and how much
  • Do this one ridiculously simple and easy thing every day to improve your learning ability and brain function - and it only takes a few seconds
  • The secret of how you may be able to double your effective intelligence - literally overnight - and give yourself a 100% edge of your competition
  • 13 common and readily available foods that can optimise your learning ability
  • The surprising truth about multitasking – when it is and isn’t effective and the only time you can use it to your advantage.
  • Discover the specific type of music to listen to while you learn that could deliver a performance boost of up to 25% (check this) just by listening to it
  • The optimal brain state for learning and how to induce it quickly easily and effortlessly

Powerful speed learning techniques for the digital age that will give you a formidable competitive advantage. 

Today we are all need to deal with more information than ever before and if you can’t keep up you quickly get left behind. 

The simple truth is:  There is so much information in, more forms and formats than ever before, available to us and being pushed to us on a daily basis in more ways than ever before that the old methods of dealing with information are no longer effective. They are simply too slow. If you try to learn everything you need or want to know today at a normal, traditional, “pre-digital age” learning pace you will fail.

And that’s where this unique course will help.

I’ve always been had a voracious appetite learning, information and ways to boost productivity but it wasn’t until I became a single parent with a toddler that I really felt both an urgent need for new information (ask any new parent!) – and, at the same time, hopelessly time-poor.  It was then, out of sheer desperation to learn more, faster, that I really got focused and hunted down and developed and refined the techniques revealed in this course.  

These techniques have saved (and gained) me massive amounts of time and allowed me to get through hundreds and hundreds of hours of material in various formats in a bare fraction of that time.

And now you can do the same.

Students, professionals and anyone else who finds they have more stuff to learn, read, watch etc than they have time for will find the solution to that problem and much, much more inside the course.

Anyone can do this course and reap immense benefits.  There is no pre-requisite knowledge required and all resources are either provided or available for free.

In the first part of the course you’ll discover how to eliminate information overload once and for all and get through information in any format up to 3-4 times faster.

You’ll discover a simple 7 step process and techniques and technology that will enable you to:

  • Eliminate information overload forever by controlling your information inflow and focusing only on the information that you actually need.
  • get through information in any format up to 3-4+ times faster
  • manage your information for better retention and quicker, easier implementation

And, you’ll be able to do all this right away without any tedious practice drills!

In the second part of the course you’ll find out a whole bunch of ways you can speed up and optimize your learning even further by applying simple speed learning “hacks” and making some powerful changes to things you probably already do. 

All of these you can implement and benefit from literally straight away.

As part of the course you’ll also get:

  • Video walkthroughs and demonstrations of software tools
  • Sample audio files so you can try techniques immediately
  • Downloadable audios so you can listen and learn on the go
  • Downloadable videos to view on your mobile device
  • A handy resource guide with links to all tools and resources mentioned all in one convenient place
Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for anyone who feels the burden of too much information and would like to get through it all faster and learn faster.
  • It will be especially valuable to students (either online or offline) and anyone whose work involves consuming a high volume of information to learn or stay current
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Curriculum For This Course
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Course Introduction
4 Lectures 11:11

This lecture is a short welcome and introduction to the course.

Inside we look at the course objective and what you can expect from the course.

Preview 03:23

This lecture gives a quick overview of the two-part structure of the course and the contents.

Preview 01:28

In this lecture we answer the question of "Why Speed Learning?" and look at how and why the skills you'll gain from this course will benefit you so much.

Preview 02:23

In this lecture we take a look at the problems we all face in today's information-rich environment and the powerful solutions to these problems that you're about to discover in this course.

Preview 03:57
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Introducing The 7 Step Solution
1 Lecture 06:38

In this lecture you get an overview of each step of the simple 7 step solution and look at how you can get the most from this course.

Introducing The 7 Step Solution
06:38
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Step 1 of the 7 Step Solution
5 Lectures 20:51

In this lecture we cover step one of the 7 step solution which is Extreme Discrimination.

In this step you discover how to take control of your information inflow and drastically reduce the volume of information you have to manage.

Step 1: Extreme Discrimination
04:32

In this lecture you'll learn four simple rules that, when applied as information filters, will reduce the amount of information you have to consume and manage to only the essential and high value.

The Four Rules
05:06

In this lecture we’re going to take a look at what I refer to as the Major Info-Overload Culprits.

First, we’ll identify them and then we’ll look at ways to manage them better.

The Major Info Overload Culprits
08:32

In this lecture you'll discover how you can use the Pareto principle to reduce the amount of information you have to deal with and focus only on that which delivers the most in terms of return on time invested.
One More Rule
00:54

In this lecture we briefly recap and review what we've covered in step one.
Step 1 Recap
01:47
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Step 2 of the 7 Step Solution
5 Lectures 23:41

In this lecture we introduce step 2 which is going to cover High Velocity Consumption tactics that’ll have you flying through any information faster than you thought possible.

Our objective in step 2 is to massively increase the rate at which you can consume and process information in any format.

Will take a look at the benefits of faster information consumption, the various formats information exists in and how it is possible to get through them faster.


Preview 02:58

In this lecture we will look specifically at how to consume video at high-speed, including the (free) software tools to use and tips for most effectively increasing playback speed.

Faster Video
08:01

In this lecture we will look at how to consume information in audio format at high-speed.  We'll also discuss why audio is the most convenient way to consume information and cover the free software tools to use to increase playback speed and how to do it most effectively.

Faster Audio
03:53

In this lecture we will look at how to consume information in text format at high-speed. Text is the most widespread and accessible format for information delivery so there's a big advantage to be gained from being able to consume it fast.  

You'll discover how you can easily and quickly be double your typical reading speed just by using simple speed reading techniques (without the drills and tedious practice) as well as some handy tools that will literally force you to speed read without any conscious effort on your part.

Faster Text
07:47

In this lecture we briefly recap and review what we've covered in step two.

Step 2 Recap
01:02
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Step 3 of the 7 Step Solution
4 Lectures 14:59

In this lecture we begin to look at Step 3 which is what I call Format Shifting.

The objective in this step is to make your information available in formats that are the most convenient for consumption and the easiest for YOU to consume rather than be restricted to the original format which may not be the way you would prefer to consume the information.

We'll look at the the restrictions created by a fixed format and how to overcome them to give you more choice and will introduce the concepts of minor and major format shifting.

Step 3: Format Shifting
04:31

In this lecture we look at how to do minor format shifting including:

  • Changing video formats
  • Changing text based formats
  • Converting information on physical media to digital
Minor Format Shifting
03:29

In this lecture we look at how to do major format shifting includin converting video to audio and text to audio including an extremely powerful and effective way to implement this.

Major Format Shifting
05:24

In this lecture we briefly recap and review what we've covered in step three.  There's also a warning aimed at preventing you from turning your new speed learning powers against yourself.

Step 3 Recap
01:35
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Step 4 of the 7 Step Solution
2 Lectures 10:42

In this lecture we cover step four which is Embracing Non-Completion.  

The aim in this step is to change your mindset and release any compulsion to consume a piece of information

in its entirety just because you started - to not just accept but to embrace the idea that it's ok  to start and not to finish something if your purpose has been served or will not be served by continuing.  We look at the how and the why of achieving this critical mindset change.


Step 4: Non-Completion
08:52

In this lecture we briefly recap and review what we've covered in step four including the two key idea from this step that can save you massive amounts of time.

Step 4 Recap
01:50
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Step 5 of the 7 Step Solution
3 Lectures 09:28

In this lecture we cover step five which is the optimal use of what I call “Found Time”.

The objective is to get through information faster by making use of time you didn’t expect to have or didn’t realize you had available and to be prepared for the opportunity when it arise.

We look at how this idea solves the problem of not scratch that the problem of having too much to do and not enough time and how and where to find the time you need (even when you think you have none).

We'll also look at the concept of a consumption queue and the optimal use of portable technology.


Step 5: Found Time
06:33

In this video we'll go over how to use the consumption queue spreadsheet template.

Consumption Queue Spreadsheet Instructions
02:10

In this lecture we briefly recap and review what we've covered in step five.

Step 5 Recap
00:45
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Step 6 of the 7 Step Solution
5 Lectures 13:17

In this lecture we introduce step six which is effective knowledge extraction and management.

The objective in this step is to be able to quickly and effectively extract valuable knowledge from information and manage it in a way that makes it easy to both implement and retain for ongoing future reference.

We look at how this step helps you identify the key ideas in information and derive a logical, actionable plan to implement.  We also look at ways to store information for easy and effective reference and implementation.

Step 6: Knowledge Management
02:19

In this lecture you discover a simple and fast six step consumption process to get the most return and/or results from any information.

The Consumption Process
04:39

In this lecture we cover what to look for in any information to allow you to get the most from it and how to most effectively identify and extract key knowledge from your information.

Knowledge Extraction
01:30

In this lecture we look at the benefits of creating collateral material as you consume information for easy and effective reference and implementation.  We cover the various ways shapes and forms that are most effective for doing this and the tools you can use to make it quick, simple and easy to implement this idea.

Creating Collateral Material
04:06

In this lecture we briefly recap and review what we've covered in step six.

Step 6 Recap
00:43
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Step 7 of the 7 Step Solution
2 Lectures 03:40

In this lecture with step seven Step 7 which is Immediate Action.  

It’s the final step in our process and has only one objective: Results

We look at why this step is so critical and how to ensure you get results from the information you choose to consume.

Step 7: Immediate Action
02:49

In this lecture we briefly recap and review what we've covered in step seven.

Step 7 Recap
00:51
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Step 2 of the 7 Step Solution: The Tools
5 Lectures 16:10

In this video I just take you through the installation of some of the software tools we looked at. Most installations are straightforward and simple however, if you not paying attention, you may inadvertently install additional software that you don't want. In this lecture I'll show you what you need to watch out for so you can install only the software that you want and nothing else.

Software Installation Warning
08:25

In this lecture we take a quick look at the conversion features of Calibre as well is how to transfer the converted files to your device.
Calibre
02:24

In this lecture we take a quick look at the Natural Reader software.

Natural Reader
01:55

In this lecture we take a quick look at the chrome video download extension. You'll see how to download and install it and how to use it.
Chrome Video Downloader
01:40

In this lecture we take a quick look at how to use AnyVideoConverter and adjust the basic settings.

Any Video Converter
01:46
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About the Instructor
Matthew Key
4.2 Average rating
43 Reviews
902 Students
1 Course
Do less and do the rest faster...

Matthew Key is an avid learner with many diverse interests but has always been particularly interested in time management and productivity (probably due to having so many interests and so little time to indulge them all!).  He has a varied background that includes, among other things, acting, writing, adult education, sales, photography, internet marketing and fine arts.  He is also a certified Master NLP Practitioner, a trained Life Coach and former Personal (fitness) Trainer.