Title: Use the 85 Percent Rule to Learn Anything Way Faster Authors: inc.com Category:#articles Number of Highlights: 2 Source URL: https://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/use-85-percent-rule-to-learn-anything-way-faster.html Date: 2022-07-27 Last Highlighted: 2022-07-27


The results converged on a simple rule — if you’re not failing 15 percent of the time, you’re not maximizing learning.


Similarly, Olympic runner Alexi Pappis, credits much of her success to ​​her coach’s Rule of Thirds: “Whenever you’re chasing a big dream, you’re supposed to feel good a third of the time, okay a third of the time, and crappy or not great a third of the time, and if you feel roughly in those ratios, it means you are in fact chasing a dream. If you feel too good all the time, you’re not pushing yourself enough.”