The Talent Code
Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown.
by Daniel Coyle
'Talent. You've either got it or you haven't.' Not true, actually.In The Talent Code, award-winning journalist Daniel Coyle draws on cutting-edge research to reveal that, far from being some abstract mystical power fixed at birth, ability really can be created and nurtured.In the process, he considers talent at work in venues as diverse as a music ...
Jul 10, 2015A great book showing that deep practice - (struggling in certain targeted ways - operating at the edges of your ability, where you make mistakes - experiences where you're forced to slow down, make errors, and correct them) - is what really makes you improve at anything. – source
Jul 10, 2015Highly recommend reading The Talent Code. Wonderful book w/ great insights. (thanks for the rec, @dhh) – source
Jul 10, 2015Q: Is there a book that you’ve read more than once? P.A.: Many, but the books I’ve read the most are: Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman, The Transformed Cell, The Talent Code, One Bullet Away and Mistakes Were Made. – source