The Best Way to Learn Something Is to Do It (And Vice Versa)

“If you want to learn marketing, do marketing. If you want to do marketing, it helps to learn marketing. That same symmetric property applies to just about everything we care about.”

The best way to learn something is not to study it, it’s to do it. And the best way to get better at doing something is not just to do it, but also to learn about it.

This may seem obvious, but it’s not how most people currently approach things.

Seth Godin breaks down the learning/doing gap and explains why it’s important to reframe your perception of what it means to learn something.

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