In the first part of this article series, we saw how we can identify with an incremental mindset. We also explored how we could identify the start and end points of our journey using the Dreyfus model of skill acquisition and then chart a “game plan” to get there. In this second, and final, part of the series we will explore the notion of “deliberate practice”. We will also look at some tools and techniques to improve our comprehension and retention of the material at hand.
Raju Gandhi is a Java/Ruby/Clojure developer and a programming language geek. He has been writing software for well over a decade in several industries including education, finance, construction, manufacturing and retail sectors. Raju has a graduate degree in Industrial Engineering from Ohio University. In his spare time you will find Raju reading, or watching movies, or playing with yet another programming language. He is affectionately known as looselytyped on Twitter.