Episode 104: Learn How You Learn With Anna Sabramowicz

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Anna Sabramowicz Skill Agents

Anna Sabramowicz

Anna Sabramowicz has spent most of her career learning how people learn, so she could become a better teacher. Now she wants to teach others how to teach online, so they can earn income from what they know.

Anna has spent most of her career teaching others. As a kid, she dreamed of being an English and Chemistry teacher when she got older. When she found herself in an organization with learning needs, or ways to present their information in an engaging way, it launched her into a whirlwind of development.

Since then she has started Skill Agents, which teaches experts how to effectively start their own e-learning course so that others may benefit from their knowledge.

With Skill Agents, Anna hopes to create a community of people who are passionate about creating more than just online classes. She wants to offer the kind of learning that affects meaningful change in people’s lives.

Key UnStuckable Takeaway

Learn as much as you can!

Anna wants us to always be learning something new. With the today’s technology, we now have access to more information than ever before.

Find something you are interested in, and learn as much about it as you can. There are many online resources to learn about virtually any topic you can imagine. By always learning something new, you keep your brain active and expand your horizons. You may even discover a passion for something you didn’t know you had, and it will lead you to new business opportunities.

Quick Action to Get Unstuck

Take a 30-minute walk.

Anna says when you are feeling stuck, simply get some fresh air. Go outside and walk around for 30 minutes.

By getting yourself moving and away from your desk, your mind will start subconsciously working out problems and ideas will start flowing. Do this any time you are feeling stuck to clear your mind.

UnStuckable Quotes From Anna

“That’s my biggest challenge every day – how can we move e-learning where it needs to be.”

“E-learning is all about creating a safe place to make mistakes.”

“Peer review- I love it!”

“I didn’t want to have to ask permission to learn.”

“I feel like that’s all I do now, I learn.”

“What’s important is that you figure out what people need and in what way do they need it.”

“Solve your own problem.”

“There’s so much opportunity to be a part of that community of learning.”

More Habits & Actions

  • If you have something you are passionate about and want to spread the word, think about what you would have needed to get started. This will help you figure out how to effectively spread your information to people who are new.
  • The Pomodoro Technique – Anna uses this simple method to stay focused. She sets an egg timer for 25 minutes and focuses on only one task for that time period. If she gets distracted, she resets the timer. This has helped train her to not get distracted while working.
  • Anna believes that what makes someone unstuckable is the people you surround yourself with. Surround yourself with people who like to learn and who are ambitious. These traits will end up rubbing off on you.
  • About five years ago, Anna left her job because she felt there were limitations on how much time she had to learn. Anna didn’t want to ask for permission to learn, so she left in order to start a business she had more control over.

Resources

Skill Agents

Anna on LinkedIn

Anna on Twitter

Learn to Meditate

Point of Inquiry

Coursera

Duolingo

Khan Academy

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