Practice, Performance, and Flow—Differences that Impact Learning

Achieving optimal performance remains a focus of business, leaders, and coaches.

Discussions about performance often devolve into productivity. To develop a healthy balance, increasing performance requires creating conditions for performance to include motivation, rituals, and recognizing different capabilities.

This blog introduces practice, performance, and flow as distinct capacities that support human learning.

Clarifying each ability and recognizing how each capacity contributes to skill acquisition, demonstrating proficiency, and expressing creativity enhances learning and fulfillment.

1- Practice.

Definition: Practice refers to the deliberate and systematic repetition of skills, behaviors, or tasks with the goal of improvement over time.