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Little Book of Talent : 52 Tips for Improving Your Skills (Hardcover) (Daniel Coyle)

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The Little Book of Talent is a manual for building a faster brain and a better you. It is an easy-to-use handbook of scientifically proven, field-tested methods to improve skills—your skills, your kids’ skills, your organization’s skills—in sports, music, art, math, and business. The product of five years of reporting from the world’s greatest talent hotbeds and interviews with successful master coaches, it distills the daunting complexity of skill development into 52 clear, concise directives. Whether you’re age 10 or 100, whether you’re on the sports field or the stage, in the classroom or the corner office, this is an essential guide for anyone who ever asked, “How do I get better?”The Little Book of Talent should be given to every graduate at commencement, every new parent in a delivery room, every executive on the first day of work. It is a guidebook—beautiful in its simplicity and backed by hard science—for nurturing excellence.”—Charles Duhigg, bestselling author of The Power of Habit“It’s so juvenile to throw around hyperbolic terms such as ‘life-changing,’ but there’s no other way to describeThe Little Book of Talent. I was avidly trying new things within the first half hour of reading it and haven’t stopped since. Brilliant. And yes: life-changing.”—Tom Peters, co-author ofIn Search of Excellence
The Little Book of Talent is a manual for building a faster brain and a better you. It is an easy-to-use handbook of scientifically proven, field-tested methods to improve skills?your skills, your kids' skills, your organization's skills?in sports, music, art, math, and business. The product of five years of reporting from the world's greatest talent hotbeds and interviews with successful master coaches, it distills the daunting complexity of skill development into 52 clear, concise directives. Whether you're age 10 or 100, whether you're on the sports field or the stage, in the classroom or the corner office, this is an essential guide for anyone who ever asked, ?How do I get better??
Number of Pages: 124
Genre: Psychology, Self Improvement, Sports + Recreation
Sub-Genre: General, Neuropsychology, Coaching / General
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Daniel Coyle
Language: English
Street Date: August 21, 2012
TCIN: 14117758
UPC: 9780345530257
Item Number (DPCI): 247-07-4372
$15.29
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