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Talent is Overrated What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else

Author: Geoff Colvin
Penguin Group, USA, 2010.

Based on Anders Ericsson’s theory of Deliberate Practice, journalist Geoff Colvin describes the secrets of great performance, and shows how to apply this theory in order to achieve excellence in any field.

The author presents many examples of extraordinary people and explains how they succeeded through constant, focused effort.

It is a “must read” for students and residents that will encourage and inspire them in their quest for professional excellence.

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I have no financial interests related to this recommendation (GP).

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