The age of the internet has allowed for knowledge to be more accessible than at any previous time in history. From experienced professionals to those just starting out, and even individuals wanting to expand their knowledge there is a seemingly limitless amount of ways to improve your knowledge and expand your horizons. Here are 5 excellent resources that will give you a boost!
In 2018, the popularity of podcasts is still skyrocketing. Although there are a lot of podcasts around pop culture and comedy, there is still a lot of high-level information readily available here. This can include 30-minute features on startups, an insight into economics, and discussion about hot-button tech topics. Often entertaining, easily digestible, and free, podcasts can cater to those with a passing interest to those with professional expertise.
One of the oldest yet most effective ways of receiving curated knowledge is through newsletters. Based on use subscriptions, newsletters allows you to stay on top of industry trends with insider knowledge from the website or resource of your choice. The likelihood is that your favorite websites and blogs all have these available. All you need to do is sign up and wait for the information to be delivered straight to your inbox.
If you are looking to gain more of a beginners understanding of a certain industry, then online courses may be what you are looking for. Designed to ensure the student gains a full understanding of the basics, online courses are a great way for you to begin understanding industry themes, terminology, and ongoing debates. Be it for marketing, analytics or even sales, online courses are open to people wanting an introduction, or those who simply want to brush up on their skills.
The oldest way of learning has gone digital. Through the magic of the internet, now you are able to take in information from books on the go. Typically read by the author, this audio experience allows you to consume a vast library of books at your own speed. Not only does this allow those with potential learning difficulties an alternative way to digest information, it also gives you a chance to go into depth on ongoing debates, through a completely new medium.
These days there is no excuse to not be learning something new every day. It simply has never been easier. The wide variety of resources at our fingertips allows those who want to stay on top of their industry and up to date with ongoing trends to do just that.