Talent Is Overrated What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else
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Description: Expanding on a landmark cover story in "Fortune," a top journalist debunks the myths of exceptional performance. Colvin has expanded his article with much more scientific background and real-world examples, which will inspire readers to achieve more in all they do.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/25/2010
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
|Great performance is more valuable than ever-but where does it really come from?|
|Talent Is Overrated|
|Confronting the unexpected facts about innate abilities|
|How Smart Do You Have to Be?|
|The true role of intelligence and memory in high achievement|
|A Better Idea|
|An explanation of great performance that makes sense|
|What Deliberate Practice Is and Isn't|
|For starters, it isn't what most of us do when we're "practicing"|
|How Deliberate Practice Works|
|The specific ways it changes us, and how that makes all the difference|
|Applying the Principles in Our Lives|
|The opportunities are many-if we think about our work in a new way|
|Applying the Principles in Our Organizations|
|Few do it well, and most don't do it at all; the sooner you start, the better|
|Performing Great at Innovation|
|How the principles we've learned take us past the myths of creativity|
|Great Performance in Youth and Age|
|The extraordinary benefits of starting early and continuing on and on|
|Where Does the Passion Come From?|
|Understanding the deepest question about great performance|