Practice does not make perfect. Quality, intensity, and consistency of practice create a wide range of outputs, from awful to exceptional, but not perfect.
Practice does not make permanent. Your capacity to evolve and change as a person and professional is always available, no matter how deep into your life.
Practice makes patterns. What you practice, intentionally or unintentionally, establishes pathways that become familiar, preferable, and comfortable, regardless of their effectiveness.
You think in patterns. We all do. We don't see the actual information about a situation or person. Instead, we see the patterns we have "practiced" thinking.
Every thought is practice. Every thought process is practice. It all establishes or contributes to your patterns.
The disciplined questions are:
Answer the call. Do the work.
Brian Kight is a multi-industry leader on the topics of leadership, culture, and behavior. He provides simple systems that produce exceptional results for organizations, teams, and people.
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