Tag Archives: deliberate practice


What would you be willing to commit to for a full year? I read an article this week in our local paper about a guy who challenged himself to take a photo of a bird each day for a full … Continue reading

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Gone, Gone, Gone

    The 2013 season of American Idol is over. Congratulations, Candice Glover! You may recall I discussed Candice Glover’s road to becoming the American Idol winner here. Candice’s first comment after being announced as the winner was to say … Continue reading

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Practice, Practice, Practice

My family and I came very late to the American Idol party, but last year we started watching it as a family activity. We had an informal betting pool, and my middle child picked Phillip Phillips and won a vegetarian … Continue reading

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