A Star is Made – Part 2

After the recent article in the New York Times by the Freakonomics authors arguing that high performance is due to “deliberate practice” rather than innate talent, further evidence is emerging. The most recent issue of Fortune had an entire section on what it takes to be great, supporting the case for deliberate practice.

As it concludes: “The striking, liberating news is that greatness isn’t reserved for a preordained few. It is available to you and to everyone.”

If you are willing to practice relentlessly to improve for years on end that is…

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  • id argue that tennis players are more reliant upon talent than hard work. there just comes a point where you hit a wall, peak, and cannot improve.