Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else (Portfolio Hardcover, 2008)

Why do some people excel in life? Conventional wisdom offers two answers: they are gifted (they have a special gene that the rest of us don’t have) or they work really hard.

But according to scientific research neither of these answers is correct. The key, Colvin suggests, is “deliberate practice” which is a discipline anyone can develop.

Colvin is an engaging writer so your concentration will not wane.

There are few books that I have read more than once. This is one of them.

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