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"Geoff Colvin has written a fascinating study of great achievers from Mozart to Tiger Woods, and he has brilliantly highlighted the fact that great effort equals great success.I agree, and Talent Is Overrated is not only inspiring but enlightening. It's a terrific read all the way through."-Donald Trump
"Talent Is Overrated is a profoundly important book. With clarity and precision, Geoff Colvin exposes one of the fundamental misconceptions of modern life-that our ability to excel depends on innate qualities. Then, drawing on an array of compelling stories and stacks of research, he reveals the true path to high performance-deliberate practice fueled by intrinsic motivation. This is the rare business book that will both prompt you to think and inspire you to act."-Daniel H. Pink, author of A Whole New Mind
Geoff Colvin, Fortune’s senior editor at large, is one of America’s most respected journalists. He lectures widely and is the regular lead moderator for the Fortune Global Forum. A frequent television guest, Colvin also appears daily on the CBS Radio Network, reaching seven million listeners each week. He coanchored Wall Street Week on PBS for three years. He lives in Fairfield, Connecticut.
If you want the latest research on high achievers and talent, then this book is for you. Just note, it isn't really a warm-fuzzies motivational speech stretched into 11 chapters... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Ally
Ce livre indique avec des études et des statistiques ce qui fonctionne et ce qui mène à l'échec, lorsqu'on veut améliorer ses performances dans... Read morePublished on July 25 2011 by Julien
The book was received in very good condition as was mentioned in the sales add. Delivery took about 7 days. Happy with this transaction.Published on June 7 2011 by mythoughts