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In the book Outliers chapter two titled The 10000 Hour Rule Malcolm Gladwell argues if a person wants to succeed in something they have to be prepared to put in ten thousand hours of hard work Gladwell gives a lot of stories about the success of different people in the chapter but failed to provide information about those people who did not achieve their goal There are many way people would not be able to achieved their intended goal Gladwell talks about how if someone would apply ten thousand hours of practice into their goal they can achieve it But Gladwell did not include those whom have disabilities that prevent them for achieving their goal in ten thousand hours For example my cousin is dyslexic and she has a hard time reading because when she reads all the letters get jumbled up to where she cannot understand My cousin practice day and day out reading books so that when she went to high school she could be in the same class as her friends Once that day came she was not ready and she could not be in that same class as her friends She was upset because she knew that she put in all those hours of hard work to try and get better but she just failed to meet the criteria for the English class she wanted to be in Gladwell did show some success stories but failed to show those who did not achieve what they wantedMy second argument against Gladwell rule of ten thousand hours is there are people who put in ten thousand hours but to not succeed in their goal There are people who put in all the time and effort to be good at something but just miss the mark when it comes to be great at the intended subject For example a girl wants to be the good at gymnastics so that she could be able to
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