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

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Nicholas Brealey, 2008 - Creative ability - 228 pages
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Few, if any, of the people around you are truly great at what they do. Most consider natural talent to be one of the key components of exceptional ability, but in this book Geoff Colvin argues that greatness is the result of practice honed over decades of perseverance rather than a product of DNA.

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Geoff Colvin is Fortune's senior editor-at large and one of America's most respected journalists. He lectures widely and is the regular lead moderator for the Fortune Global forum. A frequent television guest, Geoff Colvin appears daily on the CBS Radio Network, reaching seven million listeners every week. He co-anchored Wall Street Week on PBS for three years.

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