How to Become a Straight-A Student: The Unconventional Strategies Real College Students Use to Score High While Studying Less

Random House Audio - Looking to jump-start your gpa? Most college students believe straight As can be achieved only through cramming and painful all-nighters at the library. But cal newport knows that real straight-A students don't study harder - they study smarter. A breakthrough approach to acing academic assignments, how to Become a Straight-A Student reveals for the first time the proven study secrets of real straight-A students across the country and weaves them into a simple, from quizzes and exams to essays and papers, practical system that anyone can master.

You will learn how to: streamline and maximize your study time  conquer procrastination absorb the material quickly and effectively Know which reading assignments are critical - and which are not Target the paper topics that wow professors Provide A+ answers on exams Write stellar prose without the agony A strategic blueprint for success that promises more free time, more fun, and top-tier results, How to Become a Straight-A Student is the only study guide written by students for students - with the insider knowledge and real-world methods to help you master the college system and rise to the top of the class.

How to Become a Straight-A Student: The Unconventional Strategies Real College Students Use to Score High While Studying Less - Includes a pdF of Time Management Tips. Please note: when you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

Penguin Audio - The key is using it to support your goals and values, rather than letting it use you. They can have fun with friends and family without the obsessive urge to document the experience. He then shares strategies for integrating these practices into your life, starting with a 30-day "digital declutter" process that has already helped thousands feel less overwhelmed and more in control.

Technology is intrinsically neither good nor bad. In this timely and enlightening book, the best-selling author of Deep Work introduces a philosophy for technology use that has already improved countless lives. Digital minimalists are all around us. He shows how digital minimalists are rethinking their relationship to social media, rediscovering the pleasures of the offline world, and reconnecting with their inner selves through regular periods of solitude.

Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World - This book shows the way. Common sense tips, like turning off notifications, friends, or occasional rituals, don't go far enough in helping us take back control of our technological lives, and attempts to unplug completely are complicated by the demands of family, like observing a digital sabbath, and work.

They're the calm, happy people who can hold long conversations without furtive glances at their phones. What we need instead is a thoughtful method to decide what tools to use, for what purposes, and under what conditions. Drawing on a diverse array of real-life examples, from Amish farmers to harried parents to Silicon Valley programmers, Newport identifies the common practices of digital minimalists and the ideas that underpin them.

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Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition, and Accelerate Your Career

HarperAudio - Ultralearning explores this fascinating subculture, and offers insights into how you can organize and execute a plan to learn anything deeply and quickly, shares the seven principles behind every successful ultralearning project, without teachers or budget-busting tuition costs. Whether the goal is to be fluent in a language or 10 languages, earn the equivalent of a college degree in a fraction of the time, or master multiple skills to build a product or business from the ground up, the principles in Ultralearning will guide you to success.

If you want to accomplish more and stand apart from everyone else, you need to become an ultralearner. Scott young incorporates the latest research about the most effective learning methods and the stories of other ultralearners like himself - among them Ben Franklin, as well as a host of others, and Richard Feynman, Judit Polgar, such as little-known modern polymaths like Nigel Richards who won the World Championship of French Scrabble - without knowing French.

Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition, and Accelerate Your Career - Young documents the methods he and others have used and shows that, studies, far from being an obscure skill limited to aggressive autodidacts, ultralearning is a powerful tool anyone can use to improve their career, and life. Future-proof your career and maximize your competitive advantage by learning the skill necessary to stay relevant, Peak, Deep Work, reinvent yourself, and adapt to whatever the workplace throws your way in this essential guide that goes beyond the insights of popular works such as Extreme Productivity, and Make It Stick.

Faced with tumultuous economic times and rapid technological change, subjects, staying ahead in your career depends on continual learning - a lifelong mastery of new ideas, and skills.

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So Good They Can't Ignore You

Hachette Audio UK - Skill and ability trump passion. Inspired by former apple ceo steve jobs' famous stanford university commencement speech in which Jobs urges idealistic grads to chase their dreams, Newport takes issue with that advice, claiming that not only is this advice Pollyannaish but that Jobs himself never followed his own advice.

From there newport presents compelling scientific and contemporary case study evidence that the key to one's career success is to find out what you do well and where you have built up your 'career capital' and then to put all of your efforts in that direction. Cal newport's clearly written manifesto flies in the face of conventional wisdom by suggesting that it should be a person's talent and skill - and not necessarily their passion - that determines their career path.

So Good They Can't Ignore You - Newport, instead of focusing on areas in which we naturally excel, contends that trying to find what drives us, who graduated from Dartmouth College Phi Beta Kappa and earned a PhD from MIT, is ultimately harmful and frustrating to job seekers. The title is a direct quote from comedian steve martin, immediately replied, when once asked why he was successful in his career, 'Be so good they can't ignore you', who, and that's the main basis for Newport's audiobook.

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Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Hachette Audio UK - Newport began exploring the methods and mind-set that foster a practice of distraction-free productivity at work, and now, in Deep Work, he shows how anyone can achieve this elusive state. Most of us, after all, are excruciatingly familiar with shallow work instead - distractedly skimming the surface of our workload and never getting to the important part.

Popular blogger cal newport reveals the new key to achieving success and true meaning in professional life: the ability to master distraction. Through revealing portraits of both historical and modern-day thinkers, science and culture, academics and leaders in the fields of technology, and their deep work habits, Newport shares an inspiring collection of tools to wring every last drop of value out of your intellectual capacity.

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World - Many modern knowledge workers now spend most of their brain power battling distraction and interruption, whether because of the incessant pinging of devices, noisy open-plan offices or the difficulty of deciding what deserves their attention the most. He explains why mastering this shift in work practices is crucial for anyone who intends to stay ahead in a complex information economy and how to systematically train the mind to focus.

Put simply: developing and cultivating a deep work practice is one of the best decisions we can make in an increasingly distracted world. When cal newport coined the term deep work on his popular blog, in 2012, Study Hacks, he found the concept quickly hit a nerve.

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Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

Penguin Audio - Bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don't want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change. Here, he draws on the most proven ideas from biology, psychology, and neuroscience to create an easy-to-understand guide for making good habits inevitable and bad habits impossible.

James clear, break bad ones, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results. If you're having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn't you. One of fast company's 7 best business books of 2018 one of business insider's Best Self-Help Books of 2018  Tiny changes, remarkable results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving - every day.

Here, you'll get a proven system that can take you to new heights. Clear is known for his ability to distill complex topics into simple behaviors that can be easily applied to daily life and work. You fall to the level of your systems. The instant New York Times best-seller. Along the way, listeners will be inspired and entertained with true stories from Olympic gold medalists, life-saving physicians, award-winning artists, business leaders, and star comedians who have used the science of small habits to master their craft and vault to the top of their field.

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones - Learn how to: make time for new habits even when life gets crazy overcome a lack of motivation and willpower design your environment to make success easier Get back on track when you fall off course And much more Atomic Habits will reshape the way you think about progress and success and give you the tools and strategies you need to transform your habits - whether you are a team looking to win a championship, or simply an individual who wishes to quit smoking, an organization hoping to redefine an industry, lose weight, reduce stress, or achieve any other goal.

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The Productivity Project: Proven Ways to Become More Awesome

Hachette Audio UK - Nearly all of us want to be more productive, but finding the method that works for you among the hundreds and hundreds of different tips, tricks and hacks can be a daunting prospect. Among the experiments that he undertook are going several weeks on little to no sleep; cutting out caffeine and sugar; taking a daily siesta; living in total isolation for 10 days; stretching his workweek to 90 hours; and getting up at 5:30 every morning, all the while monitoring the impact of his experiments on the quality and quantity of his work.

Among the many counterintuitive insights chris discovered that had the biggest impact on his productivity were striving for imperfection, the 20 second rule to distract yourself from distractions, scheduling less time for important tasks, and the concept of productive procrastination. After graduating college chris bailey decided to dedicate a whole year to doing just that - experimenting with as many of the techniques as he could and finding the things that work.

The Productivity Project: Proven Ways to Become More Awesome - The results were often surprising! this audiobook is the result of Chris' year-long journey, indeed, distilling the lessons he learned into a few core truths about how we get things done or, don't. In this accessible and fun guide, Chris Bailey offers over 30 tried and tested best practices that will help everyone to accomplish more - and become more awesome.

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Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds

Lioncrest Publishing - Not available in other formats. Goggins calls this the 40% rule, and his story illuminates a path that anyone can follow to push past pain, demolish fear, and reach their full potential. An annotated edition of can't hurt Me, offering over two hours of bonus content featuring deeper insights and never-before-told stories shared by David.

. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a US Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite training as a navy seal, Army Ranger, he went on to set records in numerous endurance events, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller, inspiring Outside magazine to name him The Fittest Real Man in America.

Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds - In can't hurt me, he shares his astonishing life story and reveals that most of us tap into only 40% of our capabilities. For david goggins, childhood was a nightmare - poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights.

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Konzentriert arbeiten: Regeln für eine Welt voller Ablenkungen

Redline - Kurz gesagt: die entscheidung für Deep Work ist eine der besten, die man in einer Welt voller Ablenkungen treffen kann. Sich ganz auf eine sache konzentrieren zu können wird damit zu einer raren, aber wertvollen und entscheidenden Fähigkeit im Arbeitsalltag. Cal newport prägte hierfür den begriff "deep work", der einen Zustand völlig konzentrierter und fokussierter Arbeit beschreibt, und begann die Regeln und Denkweisen zu erforschen, die solch fokussiertes Arbeiten fördern.

Konzentriert arbeiten: Regeln für eine Welt voller Ablenkungen - Mit seiner deep-work-methode verrät newport, zu fokussieren, wie man sich systematisch darauf trainiert, und wie wir unser Arbeitsleben nach den Regeln der Deep-Work-Methode neu organisieren können. Wer in unserer schnelllebigen und sprunghaften Zeit nicht untergehen will, für den ist dieses Konzept unerlässlich.

Sei es aufgrund lauter großraumbüros, dauerhaftem Online-Sein oder der Schwierigkeit zu entscheiden, vieler paralleler Kommunikationskanäle, was davon nun unsere Aufmerksamkeit am meisten benötigt. Ständige ablenkung ist heute das Hindernis Nummer eins für ein effizienteres Arbeiten.

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Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters Every Day

Random House Audio - A charming manifesto - as well as an intrepid do-it-yourself guide to building smart habits that stick. Make time is not a one-size-fits-all formula. Why?   in a world where information refreshes endlessly and the workday feels like a race to react to other people's priorities faster, frazzled and distracted has become our default position.

Nor does it propose unrealistic solutions like throwing out your smartphone or swearing off social media. If you want to achieve more without going nuts, read this book. Charles duhigg, best-selling author of the power of habit and Smarter Faster From the New York Times best-selling authors of Sprint, finding greater joy in your work, a simple four-step system for improving focus, and getting more out of every day.

Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters Every Day - Nobody ever looked at an empty calendar and said, "the best way to spend this time is by cramming it full of meetings!" or got to work in the morning and thought, "Today I'll spend hours on Facebook!" Yet that's exactly what we do. Now they've packaged the most effective tactics into a four-step daily framework that anyone can use to systematically design their days.

Making time isn't about radically overhauling your lifestyle; it's about making small shifts in your environment to liberate yourself from constant busyness and distraction. A must-listen for anyone who has ever thought, "if only there were more hours in the day", Make Time will help you stop passively reacting to the demands of the modern world and start intentionally making time for the things that matter.

Instead, it offers a customizable menu of bite-size tips and strategies that can be tailored to individual habits and lifestyles. Make time isn't about productivity, or checking off more to-dos.

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The Science of Accelerated Learning: Advanced Strategies for Quicker Comprehension, Greater Retention, and Systematic Expertise

Peter Hollins - It borrows from multiple scientific disciplines to present comprehensive techniques to simply learn more, faster. This book is the key to reversing all the misconceptions you have and making learning fun again. You will achieve: better grades, more enjoyable hobbies, better relationships, better work product, and each day you will grow closer to the life you truly want.

. Learning is growing, and life without growing is not a life worth living. It unlocks the paths you can take, and it unlocks the happiness you can potentially feel. Master your approach and save countless hours. Peter hollins has studied psychology and peak human performance for over a dozen years and is a best-selling author.

The Science of Accelerated Learning: Advanced Strategies for Quicker Comprehension, Greater Retention, and Systematic Expertise - Learning to learn is one of the most valuable skills you will ever possess because it unlocks everything you want in life. It will show you the most effective methods, the pitfalls we must avoid, and the habits we must cultivate. This book is highly organized and addresses all phases of the learning process, to learning theories, to the biological basis of memory, from creating a positive environment, and more.

Absorb info like a human sponge. The science of accelerated Learning is not a textbook - it's a guidebook for your journeys in learning. He has worked with a multitude of individuals to unlock their potential and path towards success.

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