Excellence<br />
THINK OF YOUR FRIENDS<br />
Their super powers<br />Theynever go Autopilot<br />Theysee more details<br />Theyinterpretmeaningbetter<br />They look fu...
HARD WORK<br />
GENIOUS<br />
SPECIAL TALENT<br />
”The difference betweenexpert performers and normal adultsreflect a life-longperiod of deliberateeffort to improve perform...
HOW DO YOU BECOME EXCELLENT?<br />
YOU MUST MEET THE THRESHOLD<br />
KNOW WHAT YOU WANT TO EXCEL IN<br />
DESIGNED TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE<br />
IT CAN BE REPEATED<br />
FEEDBACK IS AVAILABLE<br />
MENTALLY DEMANDING<br />
IT IS NOT FUNNY<br />
EVERY DAY FOR 10 YEARS<br />
Why is this a problem?Whyisn’tgood okay? Whydoes excellent matter?<br />
All the world’sa stage<br />
IT’S A BRAVE NEW WORLD<br />
EXCELLENCE IS MEANINGFUL<br />
Litterature and references<br />Malcolm Gladwell, ’Outliers’ <br />K. Anders Eriksson ed. ’The Road to Excellence.<br />Ca...
Ulrik Lehrskov - Schmidt <br />Ulrik holds a masters degree in analyticalPhilosophy from The University of Aarhus and is a...
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A presentation I gave to a JCI group in Denmark 2010 about how and why talent

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Excellence - why talent is a myth.

  1. 1. Excellence<br />
  2. 2. THINK OF YOUR FRIENDS<br />
  3. 3.
  4. 4.
  5. 5. Their super powers<br />Theynever go Autopilot<br />Theysee more details<br />Theyinterpretmeaningbetter<br />They look furtherahead<br />Theyknow more from less<br />Theymake finer discriminations<br />Theykeepgoingno matter what<br />
  6. 6. HARD WORK<br />
  7. 7. GENIOUS<br />
  8. 8. SPECIAL TALENT<br />
  9. 9. ”The difference betweenexpert performers and normal adultsreflect a life-longperiod of deliberateeffort to improve performance”<br />
  10. 10. HOW DO YOU BECOME EXCELLENT?<br />
  11. 11. YOU MUST MEET THE THRESHOLD<br />
  12. 12.
  13. 13.
  14. 14. KNOW WHAT YOU WANT TO EXCEL IN<br />
  15. 15.
  16. 16.
  17. 17. DESIGNED TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE<br />
  18. 18.
  19. 19.
  20. 20. IT CAN BE REPEATED<br />
  21. 21.
  22. 22.
  23. 23. FEEDBACK IS AVAILABLE<br />
  24. 24.
  25. 25.
  26. 26. MENTALLY DEMANDING<br />
  27. 27.
  28. 28.
  29. 29. IT IS NOT FUNNY<br />
  30. 30. EVERY DAY FOR 10 YEARS<br />
  31. 31. Why is this a problem?Whyisn’tgood okay? Whydoes excellent matter?<br />
  32. 32. All the world’sa stage<br />
  33. 33. IT’S A BRAVE NEW WORLD<br />
  34. 34. EXCELLENCE IS MEANINGFUL<br />
  35. 35. Litterature and references<br />Malcolm Gladwell, ’Outliers’ <br />K. Anders Eriksson ed. ’The Road to Excellence.<br />Cavey ’Talent is overrated’<br />Jim Collins, ’Built to Last’ and ’Good to Great’.<br />
  36. 36. Ulrik Lehrskov - Schmidt <br />Ulrik holds a masters degree in analyticalPhilosophy from The University of Aarhus and is a certified coach from IDT. <br />He is currentlyworking as a consultant in Ramboll Management Consultancywhilealsorunning his owncompanyErhvervsejendom.dk<br />He is a former manager of a social community centre in the housingprojects ’Gellerupparken’ in Aarhus.<br />Ulrik speakson, teaches and coaches a varietyof subjectsincluding:<br /><ul><li>Excellenc and high performance in people and organizations.
  37. 37. Personalproductivity
  38. 38. Studytechniques (speed reading, notation, memory, functionalanalysis etc.)
  39. 39. ”How to write a masters thesis in 50 days” </li></ul>Email: Lehrskov@gmail.com -- Phone: +45 27144127<br />
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