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How to succeed in about 10,000 hours - with a little help from your friends. Book Rapper's version of two books... Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers - The Story of Success. And, Geoff Colvin's Talent is …

How to succeed in about 10,000 hours - with a little help from your friends. Book Rapper's version of two books... Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers - The Story of Success. And, Geoff Colvin's Talent is Overrated - What REALLY Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else.

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  • 1. Anti-Self-Help
  • 2. Geoff McDonald @BookRapper BookRapper.com
  • 3. The BooksGeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  • 4. The BookOutliers : The Story of Success
  • 5. Malcolm GladwellOne Author...
  • 6. The BookTalent is Overrated
  • 7. Geoff ColvinAnother Author...
  • 8. Talent ≠ SuccessThe BIG Idea
  • 9. Personal SocialSpeed RAP
  • 10. Top PerformerYour Challenge : Are you up for it?
  • 11. No shortcutBook Rapper Says...
  • 12. The Talent MythGeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  • 13. Personal SocialOur notions of talent are distorted
  • 14. Personal Social Talent Passion EffortPersonal qualities matter
  • 15. Personal Social Talent Hidden Advantages Passion Effort Extraordinary Opportunities Cultural LegaciesSocial context matters too!
  • 16. 10,000 HoursGeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  • 17. The BeatlesHad played an estimated 1200 shows by 1964
  • 18. Stars, Good, UnlikelyHow much practice have you done?
  • 19. Wolfgang and TigerGeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  • 20. Wolfgang Amadeus MozartSeparating fantasy from fact
  • 21. Tiger WoodsAcknowledges his success is due to practice
  • 22. Hidden AdvantagesGeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  • 23. Ice Hockey SuccessHow to become a NHL player
  • 24. Asians and MathsAre Asians naturally better at maths?
  • 25. Extraordinary OpportunityGeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  • 26. 1831-1840 1953-1956 Being an EntrepreneurWhat’s important about these dates?
  • 27. Bill GatesWhy Bill dropped out of Harvard
  • 28. Cultural LegacyGeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  • 29. HerdsmanWho are you from?
  • 30. FarmerWho are you from?
  • 31. Rice GrowerWho are you from?
  • 32. Deliberate PracticeGeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  • 33. Deliberate PracticeSix Qualities of Specific Training and Skill Development
  • 34. Deliberate Practice ExamplesGeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  • 35. Benjamin FranklinHow to Become a Great Writer
  • 36. Case Study MethodHow to Develop Your Business Acumen
  • 37. Different.What do you practice? How do you practice?
  • 38. More...GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  • 39. You and OthersYour success is based on your qualities and your social context
  • 40. Buy Gladwell’s Books!Gladwell.com
  • 41. Buy Colvin’s Books!Also... Book Rapper Issue : Glopportunity
  • 42. Nobody does it aloneSuccess does not occur in a vacuum
  • 43. A PresentationRecording available for members at : BookRapper.com