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I agree with this strategy leading up to and during a performance, but I'm not sure about following the same strategy after the performance. I think it could lead to an inflated view of oneself and cause resistance to feedback. I think it is okay to reflect on a past performance, what went well, what did not go well. Think about those things that did not go well and figure out what was 'in your control' vs. 'outside of your control' and then come up with a plan to practice and get better on the things you can control. I think our fragile egos can handle this. The important part is to not beat yourself over failures or mistakes too long and not to tie your identity to external goals and outcomes.

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