Peak

Secrets from the New Science of Expertise

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Peak (2016, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company)

336 pages

English language

Published Jan. 18, 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.

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3 stars

Read this book on a whim. Not too much to say here, a pretty good treatment of the ideas of deliberate practice. Which makes sense because that's kind of the author's big thing. Not gonna cover it here, you can read Wikipedia on your own. I like that he presents the quality of practice as a sort of continuum. The takeaway being that you can basically always be practicing better, so... maybe try thinking about it?Things I thought about:- what are things I am doing that I would like to attempt to deliberately practice? what are things that I don't want to deliberately practice?- how would I go about practicing better?
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Subjects

  • Excellence
  • Gifted persons
  • Performance