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I repeat, "practice, dude!"

Posted by lpearle on 12 November 2006

Nancy White talks about a Time to Experiment. She makes sense. As does this.

Years ago, I became bunk champ at jacks (house rules: passies five, poison eights, Boston backs, two hard and one easy fancy). How’d I do that? Practice. I can type about 90-100wpm. How? Practice. I blog… I know how to download to my iPod… I drive a standard car… all practice.

Yes, it’s a commitment, trying to learn these new “2.0” tools. Yes, it takes time from The Boys and reading. Why, then? It’s my job. Not every tool. Not every tweak. But some tools, some tweaks. When I stop practicing and get comfortable with what I’m doing, it’s time to quit.

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2 Responses to “I repeat, "practice, dude!"”

  1. Nancy White said

    I wish more people had your belief in PRACTICE, DUDE!

  2. Beth said

    Me too!

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