Every day, mastery gets me up, puts my clothes on me, slips my shoes on my feet, brushes my teeth, washes my face, brews my hot cup of java, gets me to work, and etc.
I don’t have to focus on HOW to do these things – I just do them.
Let’s look at skill acquisition and consciousness. By consciousness, I mean conscious awareness. The following is based on the 4 levels of competence, generally attributed to Abraham Maslow to which we’ve added a fifth level: