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The Art of Learning

An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance

Josh Waitzkin

"The Art of Learning" is a riveting book that shares the principles of learning and performance from two-time world champion Josh Waitzkin. Through heart-stopping martial arts and tense chess face-offs, Waitzkin takes readers on a journey to excellence, revealing how a well-thought-out, principled approach to learning separates success from failure. He shares how to embrace defeat and channel emotions into creative fuel, turn weaknesses into strengths, and achieve peak performance in any competitive or professional circumstance. Learn from Waitzkin's life lessons in this page-turning narrative.
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I probably have recommended The Art of Learning and 'The 4-Hour Body' more than any other books.      source
Chess master becomes Tai Chi master, realizes his real genius is learning, and shares his insights and stories.      source
@ValidLogic That’s one of the best for sure. “The Art of Learning” by Josh Waitzkin is required reading. All of @tferriss ‘s books are quite good. “4-Hour Chef” most hits this area. For mindset “The Inner Game of Tennis” by Timothy Gallwey and “Mind Gym”by Gary Mack are both excellent.      source
I recommend this book for your mind.      source
The author was this world-class chess player, world-class martial artist, and the book is about his learning process.      source
I tell everyone I teach to get The Art of Learning.      source
I actually loved The Art of Learning.      source