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Quote Of The Day: “Complexity and the Ten-Thousand-Hour Rule”


Complexity and the Ten-Thousand-Hour Rule is a new short piece by Malcolm Gladwell in The New Yorker.

I don’t think there’s anything particularly new in it – if you’re familiar with what he’s previously written about the topic – but it’s worth a read.

Here’s how he ends it:


I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The 10,000 Hour Rule & Deliberate Practice.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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