How important is relevant research?

To take a deep approach to learning you need intellectual curiosity. This implies asking questions, conducting relevant research and not being trapped in a world of hearsay and storytelling. Questions like how, why and why-not must be in the forefront of your mind. In addition, you must be mindful not to suffer from premature curiosity [...]

Can you become effective and efficient?

Once we have embraced lifelong learning by ridding ourselves of competence delusion and we become aware of the problems that affect our competence, we are faced with deciding what to learn. It’s easy to become overwhelmed and immobilised by the endless data on the World Wide Web and the variety of courses open to us. [...]

How many sport coaches suffer from competence delusion?

Many people are occupying jobs and it seems, because they have a job title, they make the assumption that they are competent when they often are not. Is this competence delusion?  I have come across several sports coaches that have the job of a coach but their formal training to be a coach took about [...]