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Recipe for becoming good at a thing. Work hard. For a long time. Like years.

rands
Recipe for becoming good at a thing. Work hard. For a long time. Like years.
1:59 PM Nov 29 2011

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Source is  @rands.

Of Rands in Repose fame.

Which brings us back to 10,000 hours.

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Did you read the NYT piece saying in support of IQ and talent recently? Can't find the link.

Talent matters. But so does practice.

One man is deliberately (and personally) testing out the 10K hour theory: The Dan Plan.

What's fascinating about The Dan Plan is that it will test whether more time will help, even after he hits the limits of his natural talent.

My first instinct is that it won't help, but we'll see.

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