1. People who can be considered to be stars of their respective areas of expertise, who gain fame are where they are because of the favorable circumstances in their lives, the culture they are a part of, and how hard they worked.
2. Innate talent definitely helps, but the rest of the factors are more important than we think.
3. In order to truly master something, we have to put a minimum of 10,000 hours into it. This number interestingly remains largely unvaried, irrespective of the art or skill and the person practicing in question.
4. Talent coupled with hard work and preparation and aided by circumstances takes a person to new highs.
|No of pages||285|
|Book Publisher||Penguin Books|
|Published Date||18 Nov 2008|
Author : Malcolm Gladwell8 Books
Malcolm Gladwell is the author of five New York Times bestsellers — The Tipping Point, Blink,Outliers, What the Dog Saw, and David and Goliath.
He is also the co-founder of Pushkin Industries, an audio content company that produces the podcasts Revisionist History, which reconsiders things both overlooked and misunderstood, and Broken Record, where he, Rick Rubin, and Bruce Headlam interview musicians across a wide range of genres.
Gladwell has been included in the TIME 100 Most Influential People list and touted as one of Foreign Policy’s Top Global Thinkers.
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