The best way to learn is to bite the bullet and experience something first hand.
The second best way to learn is to listen to and seek out people who have first hand experience of what you want to do.
The worst way (probably) to learn is to listen to people who speculate on what others have done.
There is an increasing amount of speculation online, and I have been one of the guiltiest people of regurgitating what I have read or witnessed others doing, rather than telling from my own experience.
The most valuable thing I can do is tell you what I did. What I learnt from doing it. Where it went wrong, where it went right.
These are all things that I have learnt by experiencing them for myself. I can offer you an account of what I did and what I learnt and a guide of how you can do the same because I have done it.
Here are some posts I wrote based on speculation, or what I have read (rather than my own experience).
- The ‘How to Build Something Incredible’ Series
The point I’m trying to make is that the best way to learn is to experience something for yourself, and the best way to teach others is to tell them of your experiences.
If I’m not doing this here please call me out.