By Greg Willard
You have probably heard or read about Malcolm Gladwell’s “10,000 hour rule”. If you practice doing something for 10,000 hours you will become an expert. You could do this in just under 5 years if you put in 8 hours a day 5 days a week (or 5½ hours every day). Why not get started right now?
This all sounds about right. The most successful people in many areas have indeed put in many hours of practice. But is this why they are so successful?
Let’s consider some basic logic:
- A necessary condition