In this video I speak about something that I learned about called deliberate practice:

An excerpt from Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World Class Performers from Everybody Else

“The factor that seems to explain the most about great performance is something the researchers call deliberate practice. Exactly what that is and isn’t turns out to be extremely important. It definitely isn’t what most of us do on the job every day, which begins to explain the great mystery of the workplace- why we’re surrounded by so many people who have worked hard for decades but have never approached greatness. Deliberate practice is also not what most of us do when we’re practicing golf of the oboe or any of our other interests. Deliberate practice is hard. It hurts. But it works. More of it equals better performance. Tons of it equals great performance.”

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What are your experiences with Deliberate Practice?