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8 Things The Most Successful People Do That Make Them Great

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Dan Coyle traveled the world studying hotbeds of talent. He realized a number of things experts do that make them great. Here are tips you can use to be the best at what you do.


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Work smarter, not harder:

Dan knows that the “10,000 hour rule” is nice but you need to align your effort with the way your brain was designed to learn.

Hours are vital but you can get to mastery faster — much faster — by practicing the right way.

If You Only Remember Two Words From This...

Dan says the two key words are “Reach” and “Stare.”

Reach: Always push yourself to the edge of your ability.

Stare: Look at those better than you and emulate them.

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