How to Learn and Master Any Skill (part 1)
When you’re learning and developing any skill, it’s better to have a growth mindset, than a fixed mindset. Talent and natural ability do matter. But your attitude towards failure and setbacks are more critical. There are two modes of learning theories: entity versus incremental theories of intelligence. Entity theorists think, "I am smart at this." Success or failure is based on an ingrained ability. Intelligence or skill is a fixed entity. Incremental theorists think, "I got it because I worked hard.” Success or failure depends on effort. Intelligence or skill can be developed.
In episode 36 of The Incrementalist, you will learn:
1) The two modes of learning theories
- Entity theorists have a fixed mindset
- Incremental theorists have a growth mindset
- Decide whether you want to be decent, good, great or among the best - it's okay to aim for decent, but if you want to be among the best, the stakes and standards will be higher.
- Stay true to yourself and to your style - in the pursuit of high performance, you keep in tune with your unique disposition.
- Maintain soft zones to increase concentration and overcome distraction - be at peace with an imperfect environment, and use it to your advantage.
- Avoid the downward spiral - don't repeat the same mistakes, whether technical or psychological.
- Josh Waitzkin, The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance
- Dyan Williams, The Incrementalist: A Simple Productivity System to Create Big Results in Small Steps
- Sebastian Brian Mehr: Album – Olemus; Song – La Nieve (hearnow.com)
Check out the book: The Incrementalist, A Simple Productivity System to Create Big Results in Small Steps
Visit website: www.dyanwilliams.com
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