The 10,000 hours rule, is it accurate or not?

Anders Ericsson, founder of the 10,000 hours rule, has clarified what new research is saying about this rule.

According to Ericsson's research and logic, the sole reason you aren't a virtuoso violinist, or an Olympic athlete, or another kind of world-class performer, is that you haven't engaged in a process he calls "deliberate practice."

Deliberate practice involves stepping outside your comfort zone and trying activities beyond your current abilities.

Anders Ericsson, founder of the 10,000 hours rule.

In general, according to Ericsson, deliberate practice involves stepping outside your comfort zone and trying activities beyond your current abilities.


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