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Talent is overrated : what really separates world-class performers from everybody else ; [with a new afterword]

Author: Geoff Colvin
Publisher: New York, NY [u.a.] : Portfolio, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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An expansion on the author's popular Fortune article, "What It Takes to Be Great," builds on his premise about success being linked to the practice and perseverance of specific efforts, in a full-length report that draws on scientific principles and real-world examples to demonstrate his systematic process at work.
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Genre/Form: Ratgeber
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geoff Colvin
ISBN: 9781591842248 1591842247 9781591842941 1591842948
OCLC Number: 856810077
Description: 234 S. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Geoff Colvin.

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An expansion on the author's popular Fortune article, "What It Takes to Be Great," builds on his premise about success being linked to the practice and perseverance of specific efforts, in a full-length report that draws on scientific principles and real-world examples to demonstrate his systematic process at work.

The mystery -- Talent is overrated -- How smart do you have to be? -- A better idea -- What deliberate practice is and isn't -- How deliberate practice works -- Applying the principles in our lives -- Applying the principles in our organizations -- Performing great at innovation -- Where does the passion come from? -- Understanding the deepest question about great performance.

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