Book Quote of the Week – 178

“If two people look at the same set of circumstances and one of them is feeling resourceful and the other one is not, the resourceful person will most often see the opportunity, and the person who is not resourceful will most often only see the obstacles. Remember, we rarely see things the way they are;Continue reading “Book Quote of the Week – 178”

Book Quote of the Week – 146

In the talent hotbeds I visited, the chunking takes place in three dimensions. First, the participants look at the task as a whole – as one big chunk, the mega circuit. Second, they divide it into its smallest possible chunks. Third, they play with time, slowing the action down then speeding it up, to learn the inner architecture. Continue reading “Book Quote of the Week – 146”

Book Quote of the Week – 139

Interesting question: Why do break-through performances sometimes ignite talent booms, and sometimes not? The answer is that talent hotbeds possess more than a single primal cue. They contain complex collections of signals – people, images, and ideas – that keep ignition going for the weeks, months, and years that skill-growing requires.