The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown and Here’s How

Amir Afianian
Dec 10, 2018 · 9 min read

What You Will Learn:

What Really is Talent?

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Fig -1 Action potential travels much faster in a myelinated neuron (the right one) than unmyelinated neurons (the left one) — Wikipedia

But How Are These Myelins Created?

How to Cultivate Skills Faster, by Following Deep Practice Rules

You will become clever through your mistakes

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Fig — 2 Deep practice in action

We think of effortless performance as desirable, but it’s really a terrible way to learn.

Rule 1: Chunking

Why Does Slowing Down Work?

Rule 2: Repeat It

Repetition is the mother of skill. — Tony Robins

Rule 3: Learn to Feel It


Ignition: Fueling Deep Practice by Motivation

Every great and commanding moment in the annals of the world is a triumph of some enthusiasm. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Summary


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Amir Afianian

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Productivity is My Passion | Programmer | Security Analyst. I Read Obsessively, Experiment Like a Maniac And Write The Best Practices @ https://livelikepros.com

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Productivity is My Passion | Programmer | Security Analyst. I Read Obsessively, Experiment Like a Maniac And Write The Best Practices @ https://livelikepros.com

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