I’m more than a hustler – I’m a student. My educational terrain isn’t school, it’s ‘life’…the institution is “Life University”. I’ve been a student at LifeU for years, about 30 of them. My major is ever-changing; currently I’m in study to acquire the knowledge necessary to reach every desired outcome that appears in my inquisitive mind -AND- to share that knowledge to my fellow-man (and woman) so that the benefits of my studies are multiplied.
INTERESTING FACT: In all my years of study, I’ve consistently run into a reoccurring message: the more I learn, the more I realize how little I actually know. Here’s how it works…the more I learn, the more my mind expands. As my mind expands, it increases my capacity to accept more data. As my mental capacity increases; my hunger for knowledge increases.
Knowledge is infinite, there’s no direction of life that isn’t backed by loads of information that have answers to every question, solutions for every problem, and motivation for any journey.
At LifeU, information moves at a quick pace. Lessons tend to pop up at the most random times: at the gym, the grocery store, even at Chuck E. Cheese. With the rapid injections of information, the ability to retain the mental wealth becomes an immediate concern. The following methods help in my effort to maximize my retention:
- Repetition. Repetition enhances your ability to absorb the material that you study. Retention is increased when you review your course of study multiple times.
- Application. The most powerful way of retaining large gulps of knowledge is by putting it into action. This is the best way to retain newly acquired information because actions is the conduit that changes theory into reality. Application offers new perspectives and sparks new interest leading to additional study.
- Desire. Begin each point of study with clarity around what you want to get out of it. This keeps the focus on the subject matter and helps ensure that information leakage is held to a minimum. It’s about taking a strategic approach to your learning, based on the desired knowledge you want to obtain on a specific subject.
- Teaching. When I put knowledge into practice and it produces a favorable outcome, I feel the calling to extend my learnings to others. Applying knowledge and getting results feels good – but the feeling is magnified when you can also help someone else produce make improvements.
- Open Mindedness. Approach your study with an open mind. Defensive walls will eliminate opportunities to obtain fortunes of knowledge. Having an open mind allows the learning process to flow naturally, keeping your ability for retention at its highest.
EXPOSED! The Secret Behind this Message
Not only am I a student, but I’m a recruiter for LifeU. Yep, I’ve been commissioned by the Dean of Admissions to recruit as many fellow students as possible. Here’s the kicker – you get to manage your own grades…they’re displayed on a daily basis by way of your achievements. If by chance you get below an “A”, you get to retake the test; over and over and over – until you reach that desirable “A”.
With all this goodness, it must be expensive, right? Wrong! There’s no fee – it’s free! And, it even pays you back an equal return. How unreal is it to get a 100% (or more) return on your investment? Well LifeU teaches this in its main course which is held between 12:01 AM to 12:00 AM, daily. You should never miss a class.
ATTENTION HIPPIES: LifeU supports the Green Movement! LifeU teaches us how to gain knowledge and share it…it’s called ‘recycling the knowledge‘. There’s even an Information Compost System somewhere on campus.
The only qualifier to be admitted into this prestigious place of education is a burning desire to be the “best you” that you can. In fact, LifeU’s motto is: “embrace LifeU and become the best you”. It’s all about continuous effort directed towards growth.
My requirement for education will never subside. It’s a part of my make up; it’s what I’m about. I’ve made the lifelong dedication to LifeU. I’m willing hustle to reach whatever mark that I set – and to transfer that knowledge to anyone who is willing use it. I think the title of this article should have read: The 30 Year Old Student/Recruiter…that better represents my mission.
-Jk Allen, understudy of LifeU’s Hustlology program
Will the Dean of Admissions be proud of my recruiting efforts? Will you submit your application to join me at LifeU? Don’t worry, even if you don’t, you’ll still reap the benefits…because whatever I learn, I’ll be certain that you learn it as well. If you’re down, fill out your application below in the comments section!