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The Complexity of Greatness: Beyond Talent or Practice

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By Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D. - What is greatness and how do people get there? Is greatness born or made? Is greatness the result of talent or practice? Few other questions have caused such intense debate, controversy, and diversity of opinions. The heights of human accomplishment have always fascinated us, and for good reason.

 

 


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Douglas Eby's curator insight, May 31, 2013 9:08 PM

Related post: Malcolm Gladwell, author of The Tipping Point and Blink, describes in his book Outliers: The Story of Success [audiobook format] some of the personal and social aspects of how people become outstanding, “outliers” on the upper end of intelligence, ability and achievement curves.

http://highability.org/113/outliers-and-developing-exceptional-abilities/

Jeffrey Davis's curator insight, June 1, 2013 10:15 AM

Psychologist and Creativity Post founder Scott Kaufman takes the question of greatness to the next iteration.

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The Complexity of Greatness: Beyond Talent or Practice

The Complexity of Greatness: Beyond Talent or Practice | art & science of captivating creativity | Scoop.it

By Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D. - What is greatness and how do people get there? Is greatness born or made? Is greatness the result of talent or practice? Few other questions have caused such intense debate, controversy, and diversity of opinions. The heights of human accomplishment have always fascinated us, and for good reason.

 

 


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Psychologist and Creativity Post founder Scott Kaufman takes the question of greatness to the next iteration.

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Douglas Eby's curator insight, May 31, 2013 9:08 PM

Related post: Malcolm Gladwell, author of The Tipping Point and Blink, describes in his book Outliers: The Story of Success [audiobook format] some of the personal and social aspects of how people become outstanding, “outliers” on the upper end of intelligence, ability and achievement curves.

http://highability.org/113/outliers-and-developing-exceptional-abilities/