In today’s episode, I’m discussing the power of deliberate practice and introduce you to the work of Anders Ericsson, psychologist at Florida State University, on the psychological nature of expertise and human performance. https://larrygmaguire.com/deliberate-practice/ We creatives already know the benefits of the intense, deliberate practice of our work.
However, there are many distractions vying for our attention with which you and I must contend. Without cultivating the ability to shut those distractions out, our work suffers.
Distraction from the deliberate practice of our work ultimately comes from within.
Often it is the result of the fragmented focus of attention. It can be either conscious distraction such as there’s something else I need to be doing, or subconscious, such as beliefs and concepts about what constitutes valuable work.
You might hear the voice of your mother or husband telling you that what you are doing will not earn you a crust. Or, you might hear the word
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