Category Archives: Deliberate Practice


Progression ignorance is the biggest psychological obstacle to accomplishment. Invest a non-trivial amount into researching the progression for success. Why? The point of research is to keep you motivated during the progression. If you’ve done a non-trivial amount of research … Continue reading

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Comfort, Panic and Learning Zone

Any task or activity we do is in either comfort or panic or learning zone. In order to make progress in any field from novice to expert, we need to always stay in the learning zone, because it is where … Continue reading

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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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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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Deliberate Practice for Programmers

This paper “The Role of Deliberate Practice in the Acquisition of Expert Performance” is one of the best research papers I have ever read about. Why? Because it open the door for anyone to be an expert in any field. … Continue reading

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