scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 667
Do you have any natural talents that do not need any practicing The main focus in the article What it Takes to be Great by Geoff Colvin published in the October 30 2006 issue of Fortune Magazine is that being great has nothing to do with talent but you must make yourself great The lack of natural talent is irrelevant to great success Some researchers believe that most people learn quickly but will eventually reach a plateau where they can not learn anymore just practice As a result some people may work very hard and put a lot of effort towards a hobby but not succeed while on the other hand some people will put little to no effort and still succeed Doing multiple hours of practice will not benefit you enough to reach an elite or professional level New research shows that their efforts have not been very beneficial The amount of practice put in cannot explain why people differ in ability when taking part in activities such as playing chess or listening to music Innes A natural talent taken in from practicing something more complicated would bring more effort to master that said talent The amount of hours spent practicing will be visible in your performance for example a low quality performance will be the result of low quality practice in comparison to deliberate practice which will result in a good performance If you want to reach an elite level of expertise practice is key Colvin states in his article that Consistency is crucial 34 You must practice multiple hours a day on a daily basis Although others may argue that people are born with a natural talents that is already at an elite level and does not need much practicing but deliberate practice is key in perfecting everything
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA