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Old September 23, 2012, 11:37 AM
Dien Rice Dien Rice is offline
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Default Re: "They say if you do something for 10,000 hours, you値l get really good at it!

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Originally Posted by Phil View Post
Great example of Sharpening your Knives... In A Business Sense...

Of Simply Digging in and {Carving} out your Own Specialized Niche! ...

Applicable to All Kinds of [Endless] other business ideas & Never-ending Opportunities...

"They say if you do something for 10,000 hours, you値l get really good at it! ...

Quick Food for Thought...

Knife sharpener carves out niche at farmers markets...
http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/ne...armers-markets
Thanks Phil for sharing that unusual business!

I'm currently reading "The Talent Code" by Daniel Coyle, one of several books which talks about the "10,000 hours" of practice...

It's not only the practicing which is important, but also "how" you practice. To become a true expert, it's important to keep "pushing" your limits, rather than to keep mindlessly doing the "easy stuff" over and over again... It's important to be aware of your errors, so you can keep improving them.

Knowing this and implementing it, how could you not be successful? You just have to choose the right thing to practice, which will give you most success in the future... (I would focus on things like sales skills, deal-making skills, writing skills, and so on... Others may focus on tennis and golf - though it probably helps to start practicing as a kid with those things...!)

Best wishes,

Dien
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