No. of Recommendations: 0
arrete wrote: Getting better at a musical instrument seems to grow like a step function rather than a smooth line.

Steps to competence.

Unconscious incompetency. You don't yet know how bad you are at something. After investigation comes...

Conscious incompetency. You know how bad you are, but at least you know the steps to take to improve.

Conscious competency. You've learned enough to be competent, but you've got to consciously think about doing the task well while you're doing it.

Unconscious competency. You're now so competent that you don't even have to think too much about what you're doing to be good at it.
Print the post  

Announcements

What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.
Advertisement