February 6, 2009
The Magical 10k Hours
In his latest book (Outliers), Malcolm Gladwell argues that if you want to really master something (e.g. playing guitar, programming, playing golf), there is a high probability that the number of hours you will need to invest into it will revolve around 10,000.
May 13, 2008
Creativity and Selling Focus
A beautiful talk by novelist Amy Tan, searching for the heart of the creative process in childhood tragedies and present-day uncertainties. Some thoughts: Nowadays, as Seth Godin describes in this post, “infinite” is everywhere. An infinite amount of choice pushes most of us into a shallower, best-seller driven reality.