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...into its basic, fundamental components, to find the most important things to practice first. This shows that very few things actually make a difference in any aspect of our lives, including learning.
Use the Pareto Principle: which describes a goal of generating 80 percent of results by putting in 20 percent of the effort.
Many of us aren’t able to dedicate the time it takes to learn a skill because of the countless new projects that come our way.
Once you have deconstructed the subset skills that will give you the maximum amount of results, focus solely on improving those skills and avoid learning anything else until you’ve mastered them.
Expert-level performance is primarily the result of expert-level practice, not due to innate talent.
Learning requires frequency and persistence in performing the same skill over and over again, until you can do it subconsciously, without having to think about it.
Although it’s important to know when to quit, many potential winners don’t reach success because they quit before the dip.
There’s a sense of euphoria we all experience when we begin something new. Once the honeymoon phase fades away, we experience the “dip” and our progress begins to plateau or diminish. This is when most of us quit.
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Figure out your “why.” Consider these questions.
No matter what you want to learn or accomplish, there’s someone in the world that has already achieved what you want.
You have access nowadays to endless resources in the form of biographies, books, videos, online classes and so on. You just have to search.
Consider at what speed you should try to do things in order to improve performance.
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There are two problems you can encounter when you're trying to learn something.
The balance between going faster and doing it right depends on what you're trying to achieve.