Author: Blaz Kos

Fears & traps when trying new things in life – the challenges of the search mode

I call the systematic testing and experimenting with new things in life in order to find better ways to perform and achieve higher quality of life the search mode. Introducing the search mode into your life is a totally new concept. Rare are the people to whom the search mode (constantly experimenting with new things) comes naturally and for whom it is easy to do it. The reason for that is because you have to go regularly out of your comfort zone, experiment with new things that bring uncertainty and accept little failure you can learn from along the way. Trying new things in life is hard for most people. Learn more about all the fears and traps you have to face when trying new things and how to overcome them.

The Search Mode

One of the ways to learn about yourself and the world is the so-called “search mode”. The better you know yourself and your environment, the better you can execute, and consequently achieve your true goals that much faster. In order to get to know yourself and your environment, as well as build up an adequate life strategy, you have to first do enough searching, experimenting and trying, since all that leads to understanding and insights. Based on that, you can start executing and making sound decisions. As you can see in many action movies, when the super team steps into

The ways of getting to know yourself

You become a successful entrepreneur not because you know how to build a company, but because you have a superior understanding of the customers and their needs. You can simply hire people for everything else (very simplified). It’s the same in your personal life. If you want to be really successful and happy in life, you have to know who you are and what you want very clearly and also understand your environment in order to build the superior strategy for achieving your life vision. Knowing yourself is one of the most important things in life. It's the first step. It’s

How to start a blog

Starting a blog is one of the most effective ways to accelerate your learning. You develop your writing and thinking skills, you have to analyze different topics, get new perspectives on life, as well as clarify your own thoughts and beliefs, and structure knowledge. I have been blogging and writing articles for years and it helped me advance in my knowledge really fast. Thus lets look at how to start a blog. Starting a blog is an extremely quick and easy thing to do. A much bigger challenge is marketing your blog. There are more than 200 million blogs on the

The most effective way to learn new things

The AgileLeanLife way of thinking makes you do everything as effectively and efficiently as possible. Learning is no exception, so let's look at the most effective ways to learn new things. When you think of learning, you often first think of reading or even listening to lectures. But in reality, there are 7 different methods of learning, of which reading and listening to lectures are actually the least effective. Amongst the seven methods of learning, the first four methods encompass the so-called passive learning, while the other three fall into the category of active learning. Active learning is significantly more