The Making of an Expert
Then, along comes an excellent article in Harvard Business Review that makes the case that research is showing that an expert is made, and not born, even in the case of a Mozart or a Jordan.
The article is well worth reading, and gives hope to those of us who remember the old power were taught as kids:
The heights of great men reached and kept,I strongly recommend the article -- available for about US$4 from the Harvard Business Review site.
Were not attained by sudden flight
But they, while their companions slept
Were toiling upwards through the night.
-- Winston Churchill
It's message is important, and it is urgent, as it counters the dis-empowering thinking that what you are born with is the absolute and essential ingredient to any kind of success.