What Does It Take to Become an Expert at Anything?

awesome tips! It seems that at times we all want to be better, better people, husbands, wives, employee or better at a craft, etc. But we also tend to overwhelm ourselves with the theory of lack of time, money or funds. The truth is, becoming the very best at what you want to become also means having both a change of character and life style of what you want to become and this cannot be achieved if you don’t give yourself, TIME.


Let’s round up the research so we can get to key actionable elements.

In 95% of cases natural talent does not determine who will be an expert at something. So what does it take to become the best?

10,000 Hours Of Deliberate Practice

It’s quantity and quality. You need tons of time spent training but it has to be the right kind of practice. Just showing up is not enough, you need to continually challenge yourself with the right kind of effort. “Deliberate Practice” is a specifically defined term. It involves goal setting, quick feedback, and countless drills to improve skills with an eye on mastery. It is not “just showing up” and, plain and simple, it’s not fun. What are the key elements?

  1. You want practice to be as close to the real challenge as possible.Want to be a boxer? Hitting the bag is not…

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