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Jordan Reeves

TED-Ed Community Manager, TED Conferences


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What is the most important thing you've learned on your own?

In three sentences, explain something that you've learned without being told by another person -- something you've figured out all by yourself. Here's an example:

"I learned how to paint with water colors by reading a book and searching for YouTube videos. It took me a while, but I figured out some techniques that really work for me. I'm not an expert yet, but I have discovered a real joy in painting."

It can be anything -- a practical skill (like painting) or a knowledge set (like how to use mathematics).


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  • Feb 24 2013: I really appreciate your thought of 'learning things by your own''......3 things which I would like to share are :
    * I learned to work hard towards society ......to get noticed by god......
    * Face it.....don't fear it.........is a live example to explore urself
    * Today is a gift.......that's y it is present....!!!!!.......believe in self and become creator....

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