How Do You Make Sense of What You Learn?
Your goal is not to learn for learning’s sake. Your goal is to make better decisions that increase the odds of success. So how do you translate your observations into decisions?
The first step is to make sense of your patterns.
Take Good Notes
To find your patterns, first you need to track the data. This is easy if you bring a good notetaker to the interview, but otherwise, make sure that you write up your notes as soon after your conversation as possible. Make them available to the entire team with Google Docs or the equivalent.
At the start of every entry, note the following information: ...