10,000 Hours

by UMaineCLASAdvisingCenter

What’s the key to becoming an expert in a field? Turns out it’s practice. And more practice. And then even more practice. As this infographic discusses, research has shown that it takes approximately 10,000 hours of deliberate practice at a specific skill to become an expert at it. It’s hard work, determination, and dedication. With that, you can become an expert at anything. If you’re interested in finding out more about this topic, you should check out Outliers: The Story of Success, by Malcolm Gladwell, which you can get at Fogler Library.