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Do you agree that it takes 10,000 hours to 'master' something/anything? I would be very interested in other examples of this 10,000 hour benchmark. Thanks
asked by D. McGrath on October 1, 2009
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Janey Sittig answered on February 16, 2010
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R. Olcott answered on August 21, 2011
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As others have said prior to me, I can think of many examples in my life where the 10,000 hour rule applies. One basic one is math. In college, I put in hours and hours of work into calculus, yet if you asked me to answer some questions now I probably couldn't do it.

Gladwell also speaks of not just 10,000 hours of practice, but focused practice where you are not simply performing the task over and over, but analyzing what mistakes you are making and correcting them.
Joseph N. answered on July 8, 2010
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