The 10,000 hour rule is an interesting concept. Malcolm Gladwell raised the idea a number of times in the book Outliers, and the theory basically states than any “master” of a particular discipline has put in at least 10,000 hours of dedicated work to learn and perfect their skill set within that discipline. While the exact number of hours is still up for debate, and further statistical analysis is needed, I am confident that the overall point stands: The truly great put in the hours and the effort in order to be truly great.
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Concussions in football have been a major topic swirling the media-sphere and in a recent ESPN article, Bill Simmons talked to Malcom Gladwell and lacrosse was mentioned. Some of your favorite LaxAllStars writers give their take. Open the door and step into a lively debate in “The Writer’s Room”.