Originally broadcasted: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 12:30 pm EST
Thomas M. Sterner is the author of Practicing Mind: Developing Focus and Discipline in Your Life. The book offers practical advice for making the most out of the practicing process to acquire new skills to achieve success and mastery. He’s an accomplished musician, a private pilot, student of archery, and avid golfer. Sterner has also worked in the sound and video arts fields as a recording engineer, audio and video editor and processor, and musical score composer.
He has studied Eastern and Western philosophy and modern sports psychology and trained as a concert pianist. For more than twenty-five years, he served as the chief concert piano technician for a major performing arts center. Sterner has parlayed what he learned from his profession into a love of practice.
He has produced a radio show about The Practicing Mind and continues to teach his techniques to business people, at sports clinics, and to learners of all kinds.