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Becoming expert: Is it in you?

Posted by in Articles | September 23, 2011

In fields from medicine to music, extensive research reveals a consistent theme: no one is born an expert. Simply put, an expert is an individual who consistently outperforms others in their respective field. There is, however, no inherent set of qualities that destine someone for extraordinary achievement. Rather, expertise is a result of two factors and both are very much under our control: a) knowledge, and b) purposeful practice.

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