I recently read George Leonard's book, MASTERY - The Keys to Success and Long-Term Fullfillment" that provides practical information and tips on how to master anything you choose. Whether you want to improve your business, career, or a deeper sense of personal fulfillment, I found this book to be easy to read and it contains helpful checklists to help keep you on your path to Mastery.
Here's an example from page 152 of his book. I'm incorporating these guidelines into my daily practice to maintain the energy and determination needed on my Quest for Excellence.
GETTING ENERGY FOR MASTERY by George Leonard
Maintain physical fitness.
Acknowledge the negative and accentuate the positive.