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Learning How to Learn

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After spending the last eight years reading about deliberate practice, talking about deliberate practice, thinking about deliberate practice, and writing about deliberate practice, I thought I was familiar with all …

Taking the Fear out of Feedback

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Something had to change. Students were going crazy. Lessons were not being learned. Mild-mannered professors were getting evaluations like “Dr. X should never be allowed to teach first-year dental students …

Never Too Old

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If you’ve heard of Adam Bronfman, you probably know him as one of the heirs to the Bronfman family fortune (which was based in large part on the Seagram’s whiskey …

A New Skill Each Month

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Toward the end of Peak, Anders and I suggested that a better name for humans than Homo sapiens, “knowing man,” would be Homo exercens, or “practicing man,” because we are …