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Talent Is Overrated
What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else
Geoff Colvin

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Geoff Colvin’s Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else (2008) argues that talent is not an innate quality. Instead, talent is learned and cultivated over time. Using examples from some of the world’s outstanding leaders in business, sports, and the arts, Colvin explores the factors that lead to exceptional performance...

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Geoff Colvin’s Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else (2008) argues that talent is not an innate quality. Instead, talent is learned and cultivated over time. Using examples from some of the world’s outstanding leaders in business, sports, and the arts, Colvin explores the factors that lead to exceptional performance...