Want to get great at something? Get a coach
How do we improve in the face of complexity?
Atul Gawande has studied this question with a surgeon’s precision. He shares what he’s found to be the key:
- having a good coach to provide a more accurate picture of our reality,
- to instill positive habits of thinking,
- and to break our actions down and then
- help us build them back up again.
“It’s not how good you are now; it’s how good you’re going to be that really matters,” Gawande says.