Greatness isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How
Why we recommend it: No question, the Talent Code by Daniel Coyle is a must-read. Not only is it a wealth of excellent research that is explained extremely well, it is a “how to” for elite performance. I’ve read it a couple of times, just so I extracted as many lessons as I could. Brilliant! (Click here to read our book review of The Talent Code)
Book Overview: What is the secret of talent? How do we unlock it? In this ground-breaking work, journalist and New York Times bestselling author Daniel Coyle provides parents, teachers, coaches, business people—and everyone else—with tools they can use to maximize potential in themselves and others. Whether you’re coaching soccer or teaching a child to play the piano, writing a novel or trying to improve your golf swing, this revolutionary book shows you how to grow talent by tapping into a newly discovered brain mechanism. Drawing on cutting-edge neurology and firsthand research gathered on journeys to nine of the world’s talent hotbeds—from the baseball fields of the Caribbean to a classical-music academy in upstate New York—Coyle identifies the three key elements that will allow you to develop your gifts and optimize your performance in sports, art, music, math, or just about anything.