Cedric Chin

Cedric Chin

I like Python, Go, green tea and cats. I'm responsible for Commoncog, and I write most of the things on Commonplace. You can shoot me an email at <my first name>@<this site>.com.

Paying Attention to Stories for Skill Extraction

In which we examine a logical extension of the idea that humans are built to learn from stories. If we're so attuned to stories, can we use this to acquire better career skills, and at a faster pace?


Peak

Peak is a 2016 book from K. Anders Ericsson, the leading authority on deliberate practice. It covers 30 years of research into the field, but ultimately fails as a practical guide to putting it to practice.