What I’m Reading – Week of February 9th

Below are some of the most intriguing, thought-provoking and actionable performance-related content pieces I read, watched or listened to this week.

[pic: one of my favorite art pieces that I own – Miles Davis portrait by a homeless artist in LA]

  • The Difference Between Getting By and Getting Better

“When you’re a kid learning to navigate life, you inevitably find certain things particularly challenging. So you figure out a way to get by.”

https://www.raptitude.com/2020/02/getting-by-and-getting-better/

  • Seth Godin / Brian Koppelman Interview on Professionals versus Hacks 

You can listen via the Spotify web embed below – click play on the right, or if you prefer iTunes CLICK HERE.

(Thank you to Tony Blauer for the recommendation)

  • Even The Best Are Really Bad At Part Of Their Job

“Olympians who participate in some of the hardest endurance races there are finishing in the BOTTOM 20% of the Grit Scale.”

https://thegrowtheq.com/even-the-best-are-really-bad-at-part-of-their-job/

  • The Narrative Fallacy (PDF format)

The deep structure of the mind is such that stories, reasons, and causes, things that points an arrow in the direction of Why, are the ones that stick most deeply.

https://fs.blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/The-Narrative-Fallacy.pdf

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