Miguel Panao | Professor and Author

Finding ways to improve scientific writing and academic productivity.

Maximize the way you think

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Reading Time: 1 minute In a recent dailyinfographic, I found a synthesis of 12 ways to maximize the way we think. Guess one.

The compass that points where you want to go

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Reading Time: 1 minute Most people who don’t realize how important learning is, live by the way their GPS tells them to go. If the map is outdated, they fail to adapt and fail to reach their destination.

Learn when you don’t feel like you want to

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Reading Time: 2 minutes It is easy to feel motivated to learn the things you like. But what about the things you dislike?

Learn more by doing less

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Reading Time: 2 minutes If you produce the same by doing less, you’re more efficient and more productive. Why doing less counts more?

Curation: an interesting perspective on lifelong learning

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Reading Time: 2 minutes The amount of information available in this century is incommensurable. The primary challenge is to make sense of it. In a museum, the several parts of a period are not exposed randomly but curated thoughtfully. A way in which the visitor feels immersed in a meaningful thread. The same occurs with lifelong learning. As Jeff […]

Learn always!

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Reading Time: 1 minute We learn when we fail, pay attention, let curiosity move our mind, recognize with humility how much more there is to know and show up for learning, every second, minute, hour, day, month, year, always.

Know that we are not alone when we fail

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Reading Time: 1 minute None of us always succeeds. We all fail at some point in something we try to learn anew. If we know this, we know we’re not alone.

Keep your heart open to your inner creative voice

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Reading Time: 1 minute Being creative is being human. Those who affirm themselves as not being creative have silenced their inner voice. The time to change is now.

Learning dignifies each person

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Reading Time: 1 minute Learning is the best survival skill, we have in difficult times and more. We dignify people when allowing them to learn anew.

Dare to learn

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Reading Time: 1 minute What you can do depends more on what you believe. Learn to dare by daring to learn.