“The secret to continued improvement, it turns out, isn’t the amount of time invested but the quality of that time.
“… the main predictor of success is deliberate practice — persistent training to which you give your full concentration rather than just your time, often guided by a skilled expert, coach, or mentor. It’s a qualitative difference in how you pay attention, not a quantitative measure of clocking in the hours.
“… If you;re going for genius, you need to continually shift away from autopilot and back into active, corrective attention…”
Maria Popova, Debunking the Myth of the 10,000-Hours Rule, on BrainPickings
I apply the same principle to chocolate: quality not quantity.