Items Tagged ‘Outliers’

January 24, 2017

Mayo Clinic: An Outlier

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

In his bestseller Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell highlighted research suggesting that lots of focused practice – 10,000 hours or more – is required to reach world-class status in any pursuit. That hard work, Gladwell said, was necessary but not sufficient. Those who achieved outlier status also had the advantage of what he called “luck.” For example, Steve Jobs and Bill […]

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