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Let others explain stuff to you—repeatedly. If someone who’s training you says “Perhaps Bill already told you about this...”, don’t jump in and say, “Yep. I’m totally familiar with that.” Instead, invite the person to continue. It never hurts to hear something twice, and you may learn additional details that increase your understanding.
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