Shortcut to Mastery is a podcast for creative entrepreneurs about actionable strategies & tactics on how you can learn any skills to make a living. Whether you want to start your own business, follow your dream, quit your job, or build a mindset that will help you avoid mistakes during your journey. Richardson Dackam digs into the methods, mindset, habit, routines, lessons, and strategies to help you learn the skills that can change your life.
Not sure how to stay motivated when nothing seems to work? Are you often dealing with failure and obstacles? Are you dealing with depression because you're not reaching your goals? In this episode my approach for building resilience, staying motivated and determined. If you want to be better at believing in yourself, persevering, building grit and resilience; this episode is for you.
This episode covers the road to Resilience with the following topics:
- The fear of regrets
- Optimism: The end is always near
- Positive resilience
- The practice of Failure & Negative Visualization
- The philosophy of Stoicism
In this episode I discussed some topics that I consider to be the biggest Shortcut Killers. These concept are the one that often inhibit people from achieving their goals, learning new skills or achieving mastery.
If you feel that you're always finding reasons for not starting something or finding excuses for why it wouldn't work, then this is for you. If you haven't got started because you're afraid of the consequences or because you've never considered the alternatives, then this is for you.
This episode covers:
- Limiting belief
- Imposter syndrome
- Negative visualization
A photo is worth n a thousand word. it can literally lead you to millions of followers. Did you ever wish to have the right skills to take similar photos as your favorite Instagram accounts? Or that you could take the right picture to capture a moment? Or even to promote yourself and or your products? There are so many different styles on Instagram that I feel that it’s the perfect place to get started, but before you start looking for inspiration you’ll need to learn to use the camera. In this episode, I share how I learned to use a camera, understand photography techniques, and photo editing.
This episode is a follow up from my article "How I Trained to learn Rails." (You can read this article here: http://bit.ly/2OGHe30 ) where I shared what it took me to learn rails.
I learned Ruby on Rails the hard way: 18 hours every day for 2 months. No sleep, no partying just pure hard coding. I forbade myself to watch TV, movies or even youtube videos if it wasn’t related to coding. Everything I was doing or reading was for that only purpose: “Becoming a senior developer ASAP”
In this episode, I get more into the method and the approach I took to learn it and I share my recommended path.
Learning a new skill might seem difficult, and you might feel unclear what to do in order to learn that skill. In this Introductory episode, I share some relatable personal stories and thoughts on learning.