Most experts developed some sort of muscle memory for the things they do.
This is extremely useful for repeat tasks, but when up against a novice or when in an unusual situation, hard-wired routines can cause them to act quickly without thinking.
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Beginner's luck does not actually exist. Most of the time the beginner has a similar skill that aids them.
Or the novice could be new to the task, but have tried it before and failed repeatedly.
To the beginner, anything Is possible. They are not blocked by experience and are willing to try out many possibilities and solve problems creatively.
The expert has narrowed down the possibilities and can become too comfortable with their own perspectives.
When you are good at something, you're under pressure to perform at your level.
A novice doesn't particularly care how they perform and doesn't feel any pressure to perform.
It is a myth that experts commit fewer errors than beginners. The Dunning-Kruger Effect states that people who are bad at something are often unaware of the fact, and are overestimating their performance.
There is an advantage in having a beginner’s mindset even as our skills and knowledge develop, something that is not available even to the experts.
Luck is a hard thing to prove. There is no real thing we can call luck, but we can create a real object and transfer luck to it, such as a lucky penny or a lucky charm.
These lucky objects give the feeling of a security blanket. They provide an illusion of control for the person who believes in them.
Self-awareness and introspection have the ring of a self-help guru's empty promises, but they are the starting point that leads to every improvement. They are not the solution to everything, but they are the first step to that.