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Mastery or Mediocrity

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Presentation given at Ignite RailsConf, Jun 6 2010

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Mastery or Mediocrity

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

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