Debunking the Myth of the 10,000-Hours Rule: What It Actually Takes to Reach Genius-Level Excellence

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How top-down attention, feedback loops, and daydreaming play into the science of success.

The question of what it takes to excel — to re

Pamela D Lloyd‘s insight:

So, it turns out that the secret to improving yourself is to practice improving yourself, have a really good feedback system to keep you on track, rest when you need it, and repeat the cycle, so you are always learning how to be better.


Of course, this is one of those situations that sounds very simple, but is really hard for most of us to put into practice. Which is at least part of the reason we aren’t all at genius level in multiple areas.

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