Learn Like an Athlete
It's important to have a plan
Ignore the nonsense at the beginning about basketball and this is a great article:
Athletes train. Musicians train. Performers train. But knowledge workers don’t.
Not strictly true but he has a point. If you think about how much people in competitive fields train vs doing the actual work then there's no comparison. Athletes are at the cutting edge of training techniques and psychological science, they have to be otherwise they get beaten. We could all learn a lot from the techniques they use.