Practice

posted Dec 7, 2017, 3:56 PM by David Alan Binder

Practice


I took 3 months lessons on the cornet (a horn) and in that time I never learned to play the cornet.  Why?  Simply because three months practice will not make anyone an accomplished cornet player.

I took 2 years of piano lessons.  In that time, I never learned to play the piano very well.  Why?  I did not want to learn to play; my mother wanted me to learn to play.  One person’s wish does not translate to another person.  The person who is taking the lessons needs to want it, taste it, need to have it happen for themselves. 

I cannot infuse any need of mine to you; you have to want it for yourself.

 

Evidently there are two types of practice according to Seth Godin:

Here is his article:

http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2017/11/two-kinds-of-practice.html

Thank you, Dear Writers and Dear Readers

 

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