The Little Book of Talent

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The Little Book of Talent

52 Tips for Improving Your Skills

By Daniel Coyle

Bantam, Hardcover, 9780345530257, 160pp.

Publication Date: August 21, 2012

Description
"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"
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It's so juvenile to throw around hyperbolic terms such as life-changing, but there's no other way to describe "The 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 of "In Search of Excellence.


About the Author
Daniel Coyle is the author of "The Talent Code, "as well as the "New York Times" bestseller "Lance Armstrong s War." He lives with his wife and four children in Homer, Alaska, and Cleveland Heights, Ohio."


Praise For The Little Book of Talent

Advance praise for The Little Book of Talent
 
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 describe The 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 of In Search of Excellence

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