Studies suggest that people don’t really know what practice is, especially not deliberate practice. Geoffery Colvin puts it best:
Simply hitting a bucket of balls is not deliberate practice, which is why most golfers don’t get better.
Hitting an eight-iron 300 times with a goal of leaving the ball within 20 feet of the pin 80 percent of the time, continually observing results and making appropriate adjustments, and doing that for hours every day – that’s deliberate practice.
I’m wondering about two other applications.
1) As aerospace professionals
2) As dads (or more generally, as parents)
What are you doing to practice?
Life is a journey. And these are observations from ours.
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