How do you actually get good in messy, real world domains? This tag covers practice, pedagogy design, theories of expert cognition, and the very cutting edge of expertise research.
One software engineer's story of extracting expertise from the heads of 'a tiger team of senior software engineers'. Useful to anyone who might want to accelerate their own skills.
Charlie Munger’s biggest business mistake, and what it tells us about wisdom.
Results of a four month accelerated expertise experiment in Judo. Or: "I expected to learn about deliberate practice but instead learnt a ton about my mental shortcomings."
A lesson from a four month accelerated expertise experiment. Or: why creating new drills for a deliberate practice training program isn't as difficult as you might think.
I relocated for a three month expertise acceleration experiment in Judo. These are my notes from two months in: what I learnt, what was hard, and what deliberate practice actually feels like.
Professor Rand Spiro on why (and how!) business cases are more important to learn from than synthesised business concepts.
What a question about growth marketing tells us about expertise — and why expert-novice differences are so useful to probe if you're a practitioner.
If you read history for concept instantiations, then: a) how do you hunt for cases for each concept, and b) how do you identify new concepts from the history you read? We look at answers to both questions.
Learning from history is often problematic — history is context and path dependent, and it doesn't repeat itself. But what if there is a better way to read history, one that sidesteps these problems?
Good news: we have a neat, universal milestone on the journey to mastery. What that looks like, and how to use it.