The Talent Code: Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How.
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Combining revelatory analysis with illuminating examples of regular people who have achieved greatness, this book will not only change the way you think about talent, but equip you to reach your own highest potential.
I am even willing to ‘guarantee’ that you will not read a more important and useful book in 2009, or pretty much any other year.MicroSummary : Using recent neuroscientific findings and an in-depth sports know-how, bestselling author Daniel Coyle cracks “The Talent Code” to uncover that, rather than born, greatness is grown, being a well-baked product of three ingredients: deep practice (because it makes perfect), ignition (because you need motivation to get up once you fail), and master coaching (because, what are teachers for? But once they've downloaded that software, once they have learned those sports-specific skills, the better the hardware is the better the total machine is going to be.
The book follows the product development cycle, relating each step in the process to the journey of delivering the perfect professional lesson. I just can't say enough good things about this book, which validates so much of what I've believed about education the past thirty years. Design Thinking for Training and Development applies the design approach to the learning and development process.Eighteen months into it I hit my first driver and now it's approaching four years and I'm about half way.
Myelin is living tissue, which means that, like a muscle, it must be exercised to stay healthy and grow.A master coach follows a teaching system of explanation, demonstration, imitation, correction and repetition. The study's sample of American students, on the other hand, spent less than 1 percent of their time in that state. In this insightful and straightforward book, Daniel Coyle, the author of the highly acclaimed The Culture Code, explores the 10 thousand hour rule genre.