Worth Reading: A few secrets of successful learning

Turn off every single distraction, put your phone into silent mode and leave it in another room, shut down all applications on your laptop (or tablet) and study. Also, don’t push it. You can’t absorb a complex topic in a few hours. Take a few small chunks at a time, try to understand them completely, think about them for a while (great ideas happen when your brain is totally bored while you’re brushing your teeth), figure out how you could use that knowledge in your network, and then proceed to the next chunk. —ipspace