Stop and reread important passages with the intention of visualizing the concept as you read.Write down key ideas you hear to help commit them to memory.Color code everything from your calendar to your cookbook for quick visual associations to the material.Use symbols and charts in addition to traditional written notes.Take screenshots of important information to refer back to later.
Read written notes and excerpts of books aloud to help you fully understand and remember them.Play music as you study or work to keep you focused and promote retention of material.Repeat important information.Use voice recording software to take notes efficiently and play them back to retain the information.Talk someone else through a newly learned idea or skill to help internalize it.
Take short breaks during reading or working periods to enhance focus.Give yourself more time to listen or watch new material so you can pause at points throughout and begin implementing new learning/ideas as you go.Do something active while you listen or watch a lesson. The physical activity will help you remember key points.Try something new in your business before it's perfected and then tweak from there.Talk someone else through a newly learned idea or skill to help internalize it.
Take written notes instead of typing on a computer to help you retain information. Summarize what you listen to or watch in your own words in order to promote a deeper understanding.Research topics you want to learn more about and focus on one task at a time, rather than multi-tasking.Break down larger projects into smaller tasks and list the steps out to stay organized and track your progress.