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New Book Shows You a Breakthrough Strategy to Save Time, Increase Energy, and Achieve Your Dreams


How do we learn? What are the secrets to learning more, and more quickly? How can we think faster, absorb more, and get the most from ourselves and the world around us?

In her new book, LEARN MORE NOW: 10 Simple Steps to Learning Better, Smarter, & Faster (John Wiley & Sons; March 2004; $14.95), renowned learning authority Marcia L. Conner shows people of all ages and backgrounds how to harness the power of their personal learning and motivation styles to gain critical knowledge from the world around them, focus their energy, tap into their natural abilities, and keep ahead of new and changing technologies, information, and ways of thinking.

Drawing on breakthrough psychological and educational research, Conner shares the proven, practical techniques she has developed and used in her 20 years as a learning expert to help thousands of people learn better, smarter, and faster. Her pioneering approach to learning has been successfully used by people in all walks of life, from business leaders, parents, and teachers to children, teens, and retirees. This groundbreaking book gives readers the tools they need to become more aware, energetic, improvisational, and able to focus on what matters most to them.

Learn More Now gives readers the keys to understanding their own learning and motivation styles, and shows them how to work productively with others who possess different styles. Conner presents her renowned learning solutions in an easy-to-follow 10-step program that shows readers how to:

bulletCapitalize on personal motivation and learning styles
bulletOvercome learning anxiety and avoid information overload
bulletCustomize methods of learning for maximum success
bulletTap into the power of whole-body learning
bulletSynthesize experiences, perspectives, thoughts, and actions
bulletDevelop new pathways in the brain to increase learning
bulletOptimize environments for maximum learning

Packed with straightforward advice, techniques, tips, exercises, resources, and examples, Learn More Now is more than just a how-to manual. Itís a guide to reclaiming the joy of learning while expanding personal and professional productivity.


Marcia L. Conner is an internationally acclaimed authority on learning. A former senior manager at Microsoft and vice president at PeopleSoft, Conner currently serves as managing director of Ageless Learner, a think tank and advisory services practice that focuses on the study of learning and adapting, and as senior counsel to industry and academic leaders throughout the world.



Learn More Now

10 Simple Steps to Learning Better, Smarter, & Faster

Marcia L. Conner
John Wiley & Sons
ISBN 0-471-27390-2
Trade paper, 256 pages, 34 illustrations

March 2004



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