If you're alive, you're trying to get better at something. It could be your golf swing or guitar, parenting or painting, gaming, cooking, or any other skill.
The strategies in this book are top-shelf, pulled from neuroscience, research on excellence, and world-class masters in many fields, presented in an easy-to-understand style that is sometimes funny and always friendly.
Hundreds of helpful images and graphics.
Six sections, 42 hacks:
1-Talent Is Practice in Disguise: Learn the three kinds of practice, and how your brain is rewired when you learn new skills.
2-Motivation Is Like Bathing (A Daily Requirement): Your deepest, unspoken beliefs profoundly affect your motivation to improve, ya filthy animal.
3-You Are Unique (And So Is Everybody Else): Learn why your reaction to difficulty matters. And why teachers and coaches matter just as much.
4-Time: The Most Valuable Thing You Spend: Forget the 10,000-hour rule. Practice time isn’t what you’ve been led to believe, nor is it otherwise.
5-Where You At? Where you practice and who you’re with will affect how fast and how much you improve. What can you do about it?
6-Do it To it! Some of the most effective practice strategies and techniques: used by pros, tested by science!
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- Tamela Meeker
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