Browsing All posts tagged under »good enough«

100 Hours of Deliberate Practice on Guitar

April 25, 2012



Rant on Diet and Nutrition

April 18, 2012


The more I learn about nutrition and diet the more confused I become. Have you seen the 60 Minutes special on sugar?  They claim sugar is the enemy. Have you seen Forks Over Knives?  They claim saturated fats and processed foods are the enemy. Have you seen the Bulletproof Diet?  He claims everything is the […]

This Blogging Business is Hard!

March 14, 2012


I started this blog to force me to write more frequently and at a level that was good enough to post publicly.  I thought that was the skill I would be developing.  I didn’t anticipate how much of a learning experience building and managing the blog itself would be. Recently my site was hacked.   I […]

What Kiteboarding Taught Me About Persistence

February 29, 2012


Yesterday I went on an epic kiteboarding downwinder with a bunch of friends.  The wind was howling out of the west at 35-45mph.  We launched from a skinny spit of sand on Zach’s Bay and spent the next 3 hours flying downwind at speeds up to 35mph and launching 25ft in the air.  After traveling […]

How To Practice Deliberately on Guitar

February 10, 2012


Corbett Barr recently outlined some of the characteristics of deliberate practice over at Expert Enough. It inspired me to take the framework he laid out and describe how I use those principles to practice guitar deliberately. 1) You must be motivated to attend to the task and exert effort to improve your performance. It goes […]