Debunking the Myth of the 10,000-Hours Rule: What It Actually Takes to Reach Genius-Level Excellence | Brain Pickings

http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2014/01/22/daniel-goleman-focus-10000-hours-myth/

Of course it’s not just the hours, it’s what you do in them as well. Top down deliberative attention is needed as well.

And feedback.

Not the same as praise. When was the last time you got feedback detailed enough to do something with?

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