The Chamberlain Effect: Why We Make Bad Decisions, Even When We Know Better.
We sometimes make bad decisions, knowing fully well that they are not right.
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"If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, again” is a popular saying but, to count as truly helpful advice, it should say: "If at first you don’t succeed, practice, practice, practice, an...
Some of the greatest artists, innovators, and athletes of all time became great because of their commitment to practice, not their commitment to seeing immediate results.
Kobe Bryant, for example, was well-known for starting his practice routine as early as 4 AM and refusing to stop until he made 400 shots, no matter how long it took. He explained his reasoning by saying that “if I do this consistently over time then the gap is going to widen [between me and my competition]”.
If you become very attached to your routines, when they get messed up, you get frustrated.
You feel what is almost like withdrawals and you start doubting yourself.
A routine means creating practices, habits and rules that force us to be better. Without it, resistance is given too much room to operate.
Routines are essential in the battle with doubt, chaos and laziness.
Left unsupervised, however, it becomes a form of tyranny.
The ability to rotate from routine to routine, discipline to discipline, according to the needs of the day and the moment is very important.