The 10,000 Hour Myth and You!

just how committed are you to 10,000 hours of study?

Getting some practice in. ©Tim Anderson

In the last few days I have read about what Malcolm Gladwell outlined in “Outliers,” twice.

I read it first when I finished “Turning Pro,” by Steven Pressfield. And I just read about it, again, in a post by Don Giannatti in his column, “In the Frame.”

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