Posts Tagged: outliers

Holidays Parents and Kids
Kid’s Quitting is Father’s Dilemma
June 18, 2017
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(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 […]
Parents and Kids
Kid’s Quitting is Okay with Dad
June 24, 2014
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“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.  Then quit.  There’s no point in being a damn fool about it.”                W. C. Fields (Readers:  I got spammed and lost the original post and comments, re-posting again.  Feel free to comment). She lasted 90 hours over three seasons.  Maggie was not an outlier.  Not in […]