The old saying “knowledge is power” is in my humble opinion, not true. Applied knowledge is power sounds more like it.
There are many things you can learn that are simply fun or interesting to you, but there are also things that you have to learn to excel or even do well for that matter, at your career. I hope that you would agree.
I was once guilty of learning all I could about my internet marketing career but hardly put any of it into action. And guess what the result was? Nothing! There were no results because I didn’t put what I learned into action, and that’s exactly the point that I’m trying to make. You can learn the most inspiring, educational knowledge in the whole world but if you never apply it to any part of your life, then what was really the point of spending your time leaning it in the first place.
As someone that has been through a serious lack of action spree in the early parts of my career, I want to preach to others how important it is to apply the great knowledge you learn and to continue to grow all that you can. If you aren’t growing then you are dying inside so it’s important to take in all the applied knowledge that you can, as long as you do just that though- put it into action. And do it immediately! The longer you put it off the harder it will get to finally get started and take it from me, the days will turn to years a lot faster than you would ever think.
The best advice I could ever give is to always put what you learn into action while it’s fresh on your mind. And for that matter, don’t give up when it doesn’t go your way. Some stuff takes a while and new habits may need to replace old ones to successfully apply the learned knowledge.
To make the transfer even easier, start applying one small thing every day at the same time to get into the habit of doing this. You don’t need to have some huge goal in the beginning because all it will do is overwhelm you.
All you need to do is take a small action each day for 30 days. If you can do that then you can do anything.
Good luck and go out there and put your precious knowledge into action!