On his way to school, Larry Bird would shoot 200 free throws every morning.

Boring!

Yoyo Ma is quoted as saying that he practices the cello for 5-6 hours every day.

Boring!

Stephen King writes 2000 words every single day and has done for years.

Boring!

To some people, the almost endless repetition of such activities is both daunting and pointless.

But there’s a method to the madness.

What may seem as boring is in reality the focused, deliberate, disciplined honing of skills that enables the elite to separate themselves from the ordinary.

Do you want to become world-class in your field of endeavour?

Practice the mundane until they become the automatic.

For days, weeks, months, years, even decades.

It won’t always be fun, it’s never sexy, you may think that it’s boring.

But boring is under-rated.

What boring thing do you need to be doing every day?

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