Bounce: The of Myth of Talent and the Power of Practice

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This is not intended to be a full statement of all your rights under the Distance Selling Regulations. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Syed's exploration of the concept that talent is not an innate gift, but rather a result of purposeful, deliberate practice, is nothing short of revolutionary. People who make economic and political predictions often find it difficult to revise their models, even when the data says they should.

It got reworked along the way so it applies now to life in general, with the title getting dressed up rather late in the process. The small few vying for glory, the stars we cheer on Centre Court, represent the shattered dreams of thousands. In fact he humbly admits what took him to the top of his game was a simple advantage – he had access to learning table tennis and practicing it where so many others did not.Drawing on his own experience as an Olympian and world class table tennis player, Syed illustrates the power of practice with flair, passion and no small amount of skill. Mathew Syed - a British Journalist and Broadcaster was, as it turned out was born of a British Pakistani father and a Welsh mother. Bounce: The Myth of Talent and the Power of Practice" by Matthew Syed is a captivating journey into the world of achievement and excellence. To put it another way, eureka moments are not lightning bolts from the blue, but tidal waves that erupt following deep immersion in an area of expertise”. What he states is that what you tend to do for 10,000 hours with total dedication and excellence is what you will be good at – and it could be anything.

Although we tend to think of genius as something akin to magic, a kind of short-cut to mastery of the elements, it is nothing of the sort. Good decision-making is about compressing the informational load by decoding the meaning of patterns derived from experience”. Matthew looks at the inside story of how success really happens – and how we cannot grow unless we are prepared to learn from our mistakes.Matthew Syed is an award-winning journalist for The Times, writing for both the sports pages and the comment pages.

These people are lucky to some extent; the early availability of a superior coach, or a good environment, or an encouraging set of parents or teachers. Here's not a pop self-help fix nor, some kind of new age bullshit about the power of positive thinking in a vacuum but, a powerful argument seriously grounded in , both the personal experience of the author (a table tennis champion) and, neuroscience and psychology- the inspirational works of Anders Ericsson and Carol Dweck taking a big chunk of the book. For further information about your statutory rights, contact your local authority Trading Standards department or consumer advice center (for example the Citizen's Advice Bureau if you are in the UK).He adds other things into the mix too, such as the circumstances of where and when you were born, the need for a proper coach, the desire to learn and the motivation to keep learning.

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