“Over-learning and over-preparing gives you the winning edge in any area.” Brian Tracy
The following Tip is drawn from several sources.
Overlearning is practicing newly acquired skills beyond the point of initial mastery. The idea is to get to automaticity, which Wikipedia defines as “the ability to do things without occupying the mind with the low-level details required, allowing it to become an automatic response pattern or habit. It is usually the result of learning, repetition and practice.”
I first became aware of the importance of an automatic ingrained response when I was in a lunch line with firefighters at a nearby army base. They needed to know how to immediately assess and respond to a situation where even … Read the rest “Tip #716: When Overlearning Is Important- Part One”