156: Learning under pressure

We’ve all heard of “working well under pressure”. We may think we’re good at this.

But what about “learning well under pressure”?

  • Working under pressure: “I think I know how to do this, and the stakes are high. So I will take action.”
  • Learning under pressure: “I don’t think I know how to do this, and the stakes are high. So I will pause, learn what I need to learn, then take action.”

When are you “working well under pressure” when you should be “learning well under pressure”?

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