Friday, May 01, 2009

Hope For Us All

My friend Karen Adams directed me to an op/ed in the New York Times that really made my day.

Titled "Genius: The Modern View," the article is written by David Brooks, a commentator on The Newshour with Jim Lehrer. Here is the encouraging message:
The key factor separating geniuses from the merely accomplished is not a divine spark. It’s not I.Q., a generally bad predictor of success, even in realms like chess. Instead, it’s deliberate practice. Top performers spend more hours (many more hours) rigorously practicing their craft.
Go here to read the entire article.

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