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Mastery or Mediocrity

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Presentation given at Ignite RailsConf, Jun 6 2010

Presentation given at Ignite RailsConf, Jun 6 2010

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  • 1. MASTERY or MEDIOCRITY YOU DECIDE Ben Scofield @bscofield
  • 2. WE ARE obsessed
  • 3. the TRAINING MONTAGE
  • 4. DELIBERATE PRACTICE
  • 5. SET a GOAL FAIL (usually) ASK for FEEDBACK REPEAT
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  • 7. FAILURE isn’t FUN
  • 8. FOCUS on IMPROVEMENT
  • 9. MASTERY isn’t REQUIRED
  • 10. MEDIOCRITY
  • 11. no PRACTICE
  • 12. ADEQUACY
  • 13. bad PRACTICE
  • 14. EXCELLENCE
  • 15. some PRACTICE
  • 16. making TRADEOFFS
  • 17. THANKS! Ben Scofield http://www.viget.com/extend @bscofield http://benscofield.com