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    learning to work,

    The first "work" seems to be "efforts" while the second "job or task". Do you think the two are different or same?

    ex)Newspapers love to print stories about five-year-old musical prodigies giving solo recitals, but you rarely read about one going on to become a Mozart. The point here is that whatever his initial gift, Mozart was also an artist who learned to work on his work, and thereby improved. In that respect he shares common ground with the rest of us. Artists get better by sharpening thier skills or by acquiring new ones;they get better by learning to work, and by learning from their work. They commit themselves to the work of their heart, and act upon that commitment....What you end up caring about is what you do, not whether the doing came hard or easy.

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    Re: learning to work,

    Is it too confusing?

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    Re: learning to work,

    Maybe both of them have the same meaning of "job".

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    Re: learning to work,

    This is how I understand it:

    they get better by learning to work,
    = they get better by learning how to put in enough time and effort.

    and by learning from their work.
    = and by absorbing the lessons from their successes and failures.

    not a teacher

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