[PODCAST] The Real Secret of High Performers and Why Talent is Overrated, with Anders Ericsson

Download Listen in a New Window iTunes Stitcher SoundCloud Leave a Review Clammr It Subscribe via RSS Subscribe on Android Psychology professor and coauthor of the book Peak: Secrets from the Science of Expertise, Anders Ericsson explains the real difference between experts and everyone else. Highlights include: Why talent is much less of a factor than we think and what experts do to practice better.

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