Jun 24, 2018 • 40M

TDL154 State Of Flow & Expert Performance

 
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Read more from Larry: larrygmaguire.com Become a patron of the show: patreon.com/larrygmaguire Hello and welcome to The Daily Larb, I am Larry G. Maguire Your host here on the show and today being Sunday it means it's Sunday letters. In today's episode, I'm discussing two books, the first one is called Flow, by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and is an exploration into what makes us happy. The subtitle of the book is "the classic work on how to achieve happiness", but I believe that was chosen for marketing purposes. The book is more about getting into a creative state where we can produce our best work. That's what the book is about for me. The second book I want to talk to you about today is called The Road to Excellence: The Acquisition of Expert Performance in The Arts and Sciences, Sports, and Games, by Anders Ericsson. It's a very chunky piece of material and incorporates studies by many diff... Read the article here; https://larrygmaguire.com/flow-expert-performance/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sunday-letters/message