Real Advice Hurts from Merlin Mann

You get good at something by doing it repeatedly.

We can’t get good at something solely by reading about it. And we’ll never make giant leaps in any endeavor by treating it like a snack food that we munch on whenever we’re getting bored. You get good at something by doing it repeatedly. And by listening to specific criticism from people who are already good at what you do.

–Merlin Mann, 43folders

Author: Trevor Meier

Trevor is a filmmaker, photographer and world-traveller.

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  1. Had a late night conversation on this very topic last night. Seems like a lot of people are really scared of that last sentence.

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