Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise
Anders Ericsson & Robert Pool
Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 339
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Key Takeaways:

1.  Talent is not the force behind peak performance; deliberate practice is.

2.  Anyone can train him/herself to be a peak performer if they are willing to employ deliberate practice based training routines.

3.  Doing something over and over does not always result in improvement. Improvement is only achieved when the repetition is guided.

4.  Most peak performers know what to do but lack the ability to teach others.

5.  Practicing at 100% effort for a short time is better than practicing at 70% effort for longer. With this in mind, distractions mus...

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