Archive for August 1st, 2011

The question is this:  is there such a thing as innate talent?  The obvious answer is yes.
… Achievement is talent plus preparation.  The problem with this view is that the closer psychologists look at the careers of the gifted, the smaller the role innate talent seems to play and the bigger the role preparation seems to play.
    —    Malcolm Gladwell
From his book:  “Outliers
[It helps to be good when you start.  But, what really counts is work, work, work…    —    kmab]

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