The Little Book of Talent: 52 Tips for Improving Your Skills

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HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books, May 10, 2014 - Ability
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Daniel Coyle spent the last few years traveling around the world and meeting with top coaches, teachers and neurologists in order to unlock the secret of how greatness happens. Now, he has taken his groundbreaking research and boiled it down to the essentials: 52 simple, proven rules for developing and growing talent in sports, art, music, business, or just about anything. Supported by cutting-edge science and the wisdom of some of the world's leading trainers from a variety of fields, "The Little Book of Talent" shows readers how to make the most progress in the least amount of time by using techniques that play into the way our brains are wired to learn. It's an indispensible handbook that every coach, teacher, manager, athlete, musician, and student will want to own.

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User Review  - ASKelmore - LibraryThing

Best for: People looking for a quick read and a couple of helpful tips. In a nutshell: Mr. Coyle provides 52 tips to help you get better at something. Anything. Line that sticks with me: “But in the ... Read full review

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User Review  - MathMaverick - LibraryThing

This is an afterthought of The Talent Code by Coyle. A very quick read, but very interesting and informative. Recommend to everyone, especically educators, as it emphasizes that talent is developed through effort and not just inate. Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Daniel Coyle is the author of Hardball: A Season in the Projects and the novel Waking Samuel. He is a former editor at Outside and a two-time National Magazine Award finalist, and his work has been featured in The Best American Sports Writing. He lives in Alaska with his wife, Jen, and their four children.

Grover Gardner has narrated over 650 audiobooks, been named one of the Best Voices of the Century by "AudioFile" magazine, and has received over twenty "AudioFile" Earphones Awards, as well as two coveted Audie Awards.

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