Monthly Archives: November 2011

Deliberate Practice vs Regular Practice

The how of learning is deliberate practice. Hours of deliberate practice were a factor of 6 more effective than hours of regular practice (playing tournament games). Deliberate Practice in Mathematics: For example, in school and college, to develop mathematics and … Continue reading

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Amazon and the Small Defects

“Obsess over small defects” is how you become the Amazon of the web. From a fantastic interview with Jeff Bezos by Steven Levy at Wired; Bezos: “Tech companies always have high margins, except for Amazon. We’re the only tech company … Continue reading

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Apple’s Success Secrit: Focus

Apple achieved all of that because of the Focus and decisive leadership provided by Jobs: One of Jobs’s great strengths was knowing how to focus. “Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding what to do,” he said. … Continue reading

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If You’re Busy, You’re Doing Something Wrong

If you’re chronically stressed and up late working, you’re doing something wrong. You’ve built a life around hard to do work, not hard work. Hard to do Work = spread your work throughout the day + sleep less Hard Work … Continue reading

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Be Good then Quit your Job and Follow your Passion

No one cares whether your radical career transformation is your “passion” — if you’re not bringing a hard won skill to the table, you’re not likely to come away with a great work situation. To summarize, I agree that you … Continue reading

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