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The 4-Hour Chef: Apply the frameworks from Tim Ferriss' book on learning how to learn
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CaFE

Compression, Frequency, and Encoding
DiSSS and CaFE are acronyms for learning frameworks that will help you to master any skill in "record time." Tim explores each acronym in depth in the "META" section of . Click each section below to learn more about what the letters of the CaFE acronym stand for.
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Compression
Restrict whatever it is you are trying to do. Create two 1-pagers: Prescriptive - the list of principles that help you generate real-world examples Practice - the list of real-world examples to practice that indirectly teach the principles
Frequency
Tim charted the path to skill mastery on a bipolar graph that can help you to forecast big gains, setbacks, and plateaus. (p. 87 of The 4-Hour Chef).
Encoding
Anchor the new material to what you already know to help you remember it.
Framework
CaFE
Name
Compression
Questions to ask
Can I encapsulate the most important 20% of what I've learned into an easily graspable one-pager.
Detail
Restrict whatever it is you are trying to do. Create two 1-pagers:
Prescriptive - the list of principles that help you generate real-world examples
Practice - the list of real-world examples to practice that indirectly teach the principles

We took one letter from the CaFE framework for you to explore in this template. Click to learn more.









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