Book Quote of the Week – 111

“We think of effortless performance as desirable, but it’s really a terrible way to learn.” – Robert Bjork

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Book Quote of the Week – 109

“…praise was not constant but was given only when it was earned – a finding that dovetails with the research of Dweck, who notes that motivation does not increase with increased levels of praise but often dips.”

Daniel Coyle

 

Book Quote of the Week – 105

“The people inside the talent hotbeds are engaged in an activity that seems, on the face of it, strange and surprising. They are seeking out the slippery hills… they are purposely operating at the edges of their ability, so they will screw up. And somehow screwing up is making them better.” – Daniel Coyle

Book Quote of the Week – 101

“The fact that a targeted effort can increase learning velocity tenfold sounds like a fairy tales in which a handful of tiny seeds grow into an enchanted vine. But strangely, the enchanted vine turns out to be something close to neurological fact.”

– Daniel Coyle –