I've lately been inspired by many good draftsmen who all told me the more or less same:
Draw anything you see every day!
I've really been too much into thinking about techniques and I've pushed myself too forceful
instead of being loose and regarding drawing as a process that is fun.
After having this insight I decided to reduce my steps to 2 or maybe 3:
1. drawing the gesture/defining the rough shape (I call it spacing)
2. understanding of the three-dimensionality