The "Do Something" Mindset (The Power of Practicing More)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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You have the power to close the gap between where you are now and where you want to be.
You don’t win by sitting on the fence. You succeed by getting your hands dirty. There are no shortcuts to progress or mastery.
It's the pursuit of more information, skills, experience, education or practical understanding of a subject before taking action.
We often hide behind knowledge acquisition and use learning as an excuse to delay the more important choice of actually doing something.
"Passive learning is not a form of practice because although you gain new knowledge, you are not discovering how to apply that knowledge. Active practice, meanwhile, is one of the greatest forms of learning because the mistakes you make while practicing reveal important insights."
You get better with practice. Active practice creates a skill. Overtime you improve and become a master of your craft.
But don't rush it. The desire to hurry up the process can impede your creativity. Give yourself permission to screw up in the process.
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