A year really isn’t that long

So good they can't ignore you

I just started reading Cal Newport’s book “So Good They Can’t Ignore You“, and it reminded me of the 10,000 hour rule that Malcolm Gladwell talked about in his book “Outliers“. 

So then I wondered how ‘good’ I could become in some new or existing skill in 1 year, did the simple math and was somewhat dejected to see that even spending 3 hours every single day for a year barely gets you over the 1,000 hour mark. Even working full-time and a half (60 hours a week), only gets you to about 3000 hours in a year.

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