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"Learning with intention" sounds like a reworded way of saying "deliberate practice" which is something highly motivated people have been doing from time immemorial (one notable example being Ben Franklin's rule of spending one hour per day reading or learning something new). It's excellent legacy advice because it works.

Just a small nit pick here--your example does not match the definition of deliberate practice.

In general, deliberate practice is about how you practice (e.g. focused on most useful things; w/ quick expert feedback), rather than how often.



This is my understanding of deliberate practice as well.

Interestingly, The GP mentioned Ben Franklin and Franklin did use deliberate practice to improve his writing:


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