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Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else by Geoff Colvin

Book: Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else by Geoff Colvin

Rating: meh

Lesson Learned: it’s the hours you put in

I felt bad for this author because of the unfortunate timing of his book. It came out a little after Outliers by Malcom Gladwell and I assumed it would say something a little different, but it didn’t. It is the same thesis, it takes time to become an expert at something.

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