The first 20 hours -- how to learn anything | Josh Kaufman | TEDxCSU

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The first 20 hours -- how to learn anything | Josh Kaufman | TEDxCSU

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: Josh Kaufman is the author of the 1 international bestseller, 'The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business', as well as the upcoming book 'The First 20 Hours: Mastering the Toughest Part of Learning Anything.' Josh specializes in teaching people from all walks of life how to master practical knowledge and skills. In his talk, he shares how having his first child inspired him to approach learning in a whole new way. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

Comments to the video: The first 20 hours -- how to learn anything | Josh Kaufman | TEDxCSU

gabriel gagne 1 month ago
Iq has lots to do with it. If I had an iq of 90 and yours was 1oo something you would be twice as quick I’d say!.
KatPlaysMsp 1 month ago
I bet I was a handful (;
Gregg wyatt 1 month ago
wow! thanks for the information. It just saved me buying your book.
Simon StillSays 1 month ago
It's fascinating to read so many cynically, attention seeking comments from people that took time to watch a video about how to learn something in a shorter period of time. the irony is too much. lol
Subin S B 1 month ago
So far the best Ted Talk I have seen.
Mehmet Faruk 1 month ago
4:11 what shes doing there ?
Nugroho D 1 month ago
Cool
Nguyen Quang Thang dfff 1 month ago
Could someone take me the list of song ??? : >
Mohammed Essa Al Nassr 1 month ago
Apply this to Fortnite and you'll be a pro in no time.
Zeal & zest 1 month ago
Aregato Gazaimas saitama.
まっさきにまさき 1 month ago
Excellent!! He gave me a courage.
강경은 1 month ago
You encouraged me! I will try this method as soon as I can.
Teressa Wynne-Rose 1 month ago
Ok but what was the pop medley called
THINKGOD 1 month ago
I usually practice until I understand it, then I got it, whatever it is!
itzPlayTime 1 month ago
I don't know if anybody ever said it takes 10,000 hours to learn something. It was probably more along the lines of 10,000 hours to master it, which is most likely true :)
TheRitchie48 1 month ago
The internet distracted me from finishing this video
Anuja Prakash 1 month ago
👍🤟
nhạc tôi yêu thich 1 month ago
I think I like it. 😁😁😁
Vishal Rai 1 month ago
At 11:30 i closed youtube u all know why
早矢仕山の民の住民 1 month ago
やる気が出てきたわ。
Joanito mãos a obra. 1 month ago
Muito bommmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.
Christian Cox 2 months ago
.Get Gud, but on a serious note this TED Talk really helped me. Lets do this
René 2 months ago
Notice the guitar? I bet he could play the guitar before he 'experimented' about learning to play four chords on the uke in 20 hours. In his website he compares the uke and guitar: maybe that is a little of what he already that would give him an advantage. He had, of course, experience and practiced beforehand with a similar strummed stringinstrument - the guitar - which will obviously get you good results quicker. He doesn't reflect on that. For the untrained beginner it will take you many more than 20 hours of practice just to learn this popsong medley that Josh plays. Also, you can know the chords, in theory, beforehand: it is how to get the active motor skills of your body to align with your more passive understanding of rhythm that takes time. And combining it with singing. At least 200-300 hours, but really impossible to calculate beforehand.
MGang TV 2 months ago
Facebook banned a music video that should have gone viral nocturnal love & hate
Migre Seu Negócio 2 months ago
Dá uma olhada no canal da nossa nave Tedxcsu!! ????
Buztie Tan 2 months ago
Make sense! great!
Trương Công Trực 2 months ago
he is a great and funny singer ^^ i really love that song the song begin at 15:55 :D
Shogo 2 months ago
It's over 9000! Anyone? Okay, i'll excuse myself now.
James Havek 2 months ago
This guy is great! Hahahaha how can you knock this? He is absolutely right, all the haters are talking about the 10000 hour items that are expert level. You gotta start somewhere and he's trying to show you that 20 hours is all it takes to begin the journey and not feel incapable of achieving your dreams. This is for you in every way, stop doubting yourself. Mozart and Beethoven didn't sound so great on day one, heart surgeons don't appear out of nowhere, they had to start somewhere. I say thank you to this man!!!
SIDDHANT PARDESHI 2 months ago
Got 20 hours let's do it!
mostafa Kamal 2 months ago
Learning Anything.' Josh specializes in teaching from all walks of life how to mastering people skilled idea taken by me.
Yasin Şahin 2 months ago
Can I learn a new language in 20 hours ? ( I have studied English for a year and I don't know everything yet ? )
Yasin Şahin 1 month ago
+leduke yeah indeed :) thanks by the way for your comment
leduke 1 month ago
no of course not - but you can learn the basics to vaguely express yourself or ask for directions. which is mostly the goal for the majority for ordinary people when they learn a new language ^^so you're good.
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Jesse Mwangi 2 months ago
So I actually don't write comments but I checked out this video like over two months ago. I set out to learn how to touch type and it has been a struggle but I can confirm that this is something that works. I am absolutely thrilled and would like to keep doing this for new tasks. Thank you TED :)
Shekaran Jag 2 months ago
EQ over IQ when it comes to expansion of skills 👍
cdrom16 2 months ago
In Essence, Malcolm Gladwell sucks at reading comprehension. Thanks, I always figured that was the case.
We Are Anonymous 2 months ago
This guy is cool
Di Capo 2 months ago
Haha. Try to learn pharmacology in 20 hours.
music & spor & funny moment 2 months ago
Wow He is amazing
Hoanh Hoanh 2 months ago
it is a very helpful video. thank you so much bring it to me. thank you!
Wlises R. 2 months ago
Mastery by Robert Greene
Tiago Rodrigues 2 months ago
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Tiago Rodrigues 2 months ago
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Mockingbird7504 2 months ago
Awesome! You have really inspired me :)
anish bs 2 months ago
Basically preaching how to be mediocre.
Not An Architect 2 months ago
20 hours a day.
Vivek Chandra 2 months ago
..wat is she writing behid?
Lord Dekage 2 months ago
Hard work pays off(wise words from Lord Dekage)
Rafael Perez 2 months ago
No comparto esa idea de las 10,000 hrs. a lo mejor para algo tan técnico o intelectual si lo puedo creer. Pero en el caso de aprender a ser papá. Simplemente el estar con tu hija, tiempo completo, e investigar la crianza respetuosa, saber los beneficios de la leche materna, dejar de un lado todo lo que la gente habla. Y solo obedecer al corazón. Eso es fundamental. Todo empieza desde ahí, desde el corazón. Todo lo demas es propaganda: cunas, biberones, andadores, corralitos, juguetes de luces a base de baterías. etc.
Bhavishya Durgani 2 months ago
this guy is.SWEET
Steven Lindstedt 2 months ago
Awesome !!
Amir Hussain 2 months ago
Really make sense for me, thanks Josh.
Sripooja Mahavadi 2 months ago
great stuff!
FreeFly 2 months ago
Try learning to program in 20 hours. BAHAHA!
Miguel Flores 2 months ago
Guess what? Watching this video was my 20th hour of watching ted talks. See you guys on stage next time!
Xeronimo74 2 months ago
10'000 hours to MASTER a new skill. Not to just learn it.
ZMan1471 1 month ago
*10,000
Diego Helguera 2 months ago
Nice mediocrity lesson!
Marc Hammerding 2 months ago
true for mediocre skills.
dynatwenty 2 months ago
did he even play dark souls ?
Lucki Hersya Rachman 2 months ago
The major barrier to skill acquisition is not intellectual, it is emotional. that's a very nice punch line in the end, I like this.
Doctor S.S 2 months ago
super from india
Rex Red 2 months ago
no
Riyad Al Ali 2 months ago
please, Can you tell mig what I’ve to du to learn English in 20 hour?
Yoona Lim 2 months ago
I know
Yoona Lim 2 months ago
I wanna study right now!!!!!! great player always makes a large effort!!!! ex Mr. Bill
Coffee Base ☕ 2 months ago
He's my hero
Swayamprava Das 2 months ago
This was so awesome
Eldeniz İsmayilov 2 months ago
He said just 20 hours but I want to know that 20 hours in a week or month ?
why not? 2 months ago
What's his researchs about the 20 Hours theory?
Miss H 2 months ago
Is that how the hand/finger position should look like when you strum the uke?
shadow gamer 2 months ago
Wooh just learn studied for 3 hours my head hurts, does this always happen when someone studies?(didn't watch this video btw)
Wulfrvm 2 months ago
(five years ago) mike boyd: *sees this* mike boyd: hmmm
Steven Lucas 2 months ago
Great job!
Oz Rider 2 months ago
As he says 20hrs of solid focus practicing is a long time.
Smkwd pntwll 2 months ago
it most likely took him 100 push ups 100 squats 10km run everyday
Joy Day 1 month ago
help me understand this one please.
Andre Sampaio 1 month ago
and 10000 hours
Sarang tamirisa 1 month ago
This comment deserves more likes than it has xD
Luffy Hokage 2 months ago
Smkwd pntwll one punch
Christopher Haines 2 months ago
This inspired tears and inspiration out of me bro. I was about to start Python but I ended up here. I'm glad I violated step 3. Let's do this.
Yazan Sneneh 2 months ago
I like this guy
DR V!le 2 months ago
Is that why my school periods go for 45 minutes.
SonsWolf 2 months ago
You can learn a lot in just one day. You don't even need 20 hours to learn something. You can learn faster than that it it took me about just a couple hours to learn how the basics of coding in html go because I would just think about it and try to make sense of it in my head all day without writing code. Your mind automatically stores important info and breaks it down for you making you improve without thinking.
David Barron 2 months ago
Good talk, charismatic etc. BUT I have never read that it takes 10K to learn something. What the 10,000h rule alludes to is that in order to BECOME AN EXPERT at something takes (as he mentioned) 5 years at a full-time job. And I think that every professional person will agree with that.
Chomastic Videos 2 months ago
TED X How do you choose or select the people who talks on your videos - conferences - etc ???
Clara Clara 2 months ago
Amazing
sanyam sharma 2 months ago
Now that is awesome. Loved the song. GO JOSH
Alaa Bsuny 2 months ago
That is really useful for me Go on
てち 2 months ago
Wow What a great speach
Emily Ware 2 months ago
Fantastic!
Love Star Music Production 2 months ago
should learn how to sing too
Salesinteract 2 months ago
Great talk.
Kritika Vohra 2 months ago
Can we learn machine learning in 20 hours :D
Ishan Vidyarthi 2 months ago
He z a rockstarrrrrr
Shuyanchi 2 months ago
It's impossible to take 20 hours to learn a new skill, especially some harder ones.
Saniuca 2 months ago
So he's talking about learning the techniques? Knowing a single chord to play other songs does work in that analogy. When you've known the techniques is that where your learning curve starts to be slow?
Armstrong Lima 2 months ago
top demais hahahah! 20h é ? certo. vou tentar kkk
Michelle Calvo 2 months ago
Wow! I really needed to hear this. It was very encouraging for me. Thank you for sharing. :)
Risris Bayanillah 2 months ago
He say he is a big geek, always want to learn something new, does having a baby is not learning something new?
Beetlejuice80s 3 months ago
amazing
Bart Ezzo 3 months ago
Just came again for listen this song :D
Ella Blun 3 months ago
sure, maybe you can learn 5 cords in 20 hours, but it's really not enough to make you good at most things. you might take 20 hours to learn python, but will you be able to build a mock google? no it won't. you can spend 20 hours learning new language, but after that you'll be able to recognize most common words, and then scratch your head trying to remember what do they mean once you hear them in new context. there's simply that thing called retention, where things evaporate from your head over time. i do believe that there's a relatively short amount of time to get basic concepts of something down, but for the most things it ain't going to be just 20 hours.
Marceline xXxX 3 months ago
I'm a med student suffering from severe depression, I cant focus on anything cuz basically I'm not interested in anything, no matter how much I revise I just hit the medium roof, tho I get excellent marks easily when I'm in a good mood which is rare, what should I do?
Sarah Oeuvray 2 months ago
You can try the David Lefrancois's programme: vaincre dépression et burn out .
srinivas gupta boggavarapu 3 months ago
Great Invention !!!!! I LOVE DIS
BeeJay28 3 months ago
I read Peak too. Twas a pretty awesome book! Now I will go learn programming Java. Horray!!
mimi champetre 3 months ago
I have learned a lot in 20 min, the question is, am I ever gonna practise it? To be continued