Malcolm Gladwell – Outliers

What is the essence of genius?

Persistence, practice and hard work – the 10 thousand hour rule.

When you give people the opportunity to experiment and engage in trial and error you are capable of solving problems which would otherwise remain unsolved…

Being a good teacher is not something that simply happens or emerges or that is… comes out of an investment on my part and an investment on the part of the organisations and communities I am a part of…

If you don’t write every day your technique suffers. You have to be willing to do 20 drafts…

Do we encourage this level of persistence in our schools? Does teaching to the test allow for this?

Outliers. The story of success :

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