(Central Valley Business Times, June 14, 2017)
She lasted 90 hours over three seasons. Maggie was not an outlier. Not in soccer.
In Outliers author Malcolm Gladwell explains the “10,000 Hour Rule” which claims that the key to success is a matter of practicing a specific task for around 10,000 hours. Consider Bill Gates, Wayne Gretzky or Mozart…former prodigies that hit 10,000 hours by their late teens. Maggie will never become an outlier soccer player. She quit 9,910 hours short. (more…)