Success is a result of consistent practice of winning skills and actions. There is nothing miraculous about the process. There is no luck involved.— Bill Russell
Attractive Practical Skills quotations
Programming is a skill best acquired by practice and example rather than from books.
...talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.
If we taught babies to talk as most skills are taught in school, they would memorize lists of sounds in a predetermined order and practice them alone in a closet.
The key to maintaining your inspiration in the day-to-day work of meditation practice is to approach it as play—a happy opportunity to master practical skills, to raise questions, experiment, and explore.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
Now that practical skills have developed enough to provide adequately for material needs, one of these sciences which are not devoted to utilitarian ends [mathematics] has been able to arise in Egypt, the priestly caste there having the leisure necessary for disinterested research.
Practicing yoga does not eliminate life’s challenges, and neither does it provide us with a convenient trap-door to escape from life’s distractions. Instead, Yoga gives us the skills to meet life head-on with dignity and poise.
Collaboration, it turns out, is not a gift from the gods but a skill that requires effort and practice.
One does not practice meditation to become a great meditator.
We meditate to wake up and live, to become skilled at the art of living.
Practice is just as valuable as a sale.
The sale will make you a living; the skill will make you a fortune.
If I had to sum up my practical skills, I would use one word: survival.
And operating a hedge fund utilized my training in survival to the fullest.
Kids should practice autographing baseballs.
This is a skill that's often overlooked in Little League.
To be strategic in life is like any skill whether it's basketball or learning a language, it takes effort and practice and I think most people don't think that it's something that they could just do, you know, naturally.
The more survival skills an individual has that have been practiced physically and otherwise, the better odds they have for those skills coming to the forefront during a stressful emergency.
Meditation is a microcosm, a model, a mirror.
The skills we practice when we sit are transferable to the rest of our lives.
Knowledge is gained by learning; trust by doubt; skill by practice; love by love.
Talent (a natural way of thinking, feeling, or behaving) × Investment (time spent practicing, developing your skills, and building your knowledge base) = Strength (the ability to consistently provide near-perfect performance)
Acquisition of skills requires a regular environment, an adequate opportunity to practice, and rapid and unequivocal feedback about the correctness of thoughts and actions.
The secret to success is doing the best that you can do.
Forget about whether you might win or lose. By working hard and practicing the skills that you need to perform, the results will take care of themselves. Being successful is about doing your best.
Whenever you trace the origin of a skill or practices which played a crucial role in the ascent of man, we usually reach the realm of play.
Whatever the difference between brilliant and average brains, we are all creative. And through practice and study we can enhance our skills and talents.
The kids wait for it to be organized.
They want to go play all of these tournaments, for a little practice time. I learned my skills by dropping the puck just with the kids. I think that's missing today.
Inward spiritual practices such as meditation, breathing techniques and self-analysis generate insights and enhance abilities, but none are so useful as learning to live harmoniously in a committed relationship, being a skillful parent, or juggling the demands of daily life.
In determing "the right people," the good-to-great companies placed greater weight on character attributes than on specific educational background, practical skills, specialized knowledge, or work experience.
Story is where people go to practice the key skills of human social life.
A juggler's skill hath been long years alearning.
Athletic skills are acquired over a long period of time and after countless hours of practice.
My second mother is my maternal grandmother.
Her name is Thelma. She also gave me a very powerful medicine; she made sure that I knew my role as a young lady and as someone with moral structures and principles. She taught me that if I was going to be involved with anything, whether it be spirituality, music, or some skill, that I have to practice.
The Tibetans are good at learning many skillful ways to show that everything we do becomes dharma practice, depending on which kind of approach we use.
Index investing is an investment strategy that Walter Mitty would love.
It takes very little investment knowledge, no skill, practically no time or effort-and outperforms about 80 percent of all investors.
Those who have power a) understand that the world is not always a just and fair place and accept that fact, b) understand the bases and strategies for acquiring power, and c) take actions consistent with their knowledge in a skillful way. Skill at anything requires practice, and power skills are no different.
Nonviolent Communication is a powerful tool for peace and partnership.
It shows us how to listen empathically and also communicate our authentic feelings and needs. Marshall Rosenberg has a genius for developing and teaching practical skills urgently needed for a less violent, more caring world.
Marshall Rosenberg has a genius for developing and teaching practical skills urgently needed for a less violent, more caring world.
Most children, even very bright ones, need constant review and practice to truly own a concept in grammar, math or science. In schools today, on paper it may appear that kids are learning skills, but in reality they are only renting them, soon to forget what they've learned over the weekend or summer vacation.