Wednesday, December 24, 2008

IQ is a measure, but social savvy is knowledge

Say Cheek
Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell
( http://www.penguin.com/)

The secrets of success

There is a theory that true expertise needs ten thousand hours of practice as a critical minimum level. Is this a general rule of success, wonders Malcolm Gladwell in Outliers. He finds that what distinguishes the highly successful – such as the Beatles or Bill Gates – was not their extraordinary talent but their extraordinary opportunities.

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