The innate capacities that some people have are insufficient without hard designed training for reaching high and higher performances. Even if people do not possess innate capacities in some fields, they can still achieve great performances if they are motivated, if they put passion and hard work into what they do. This is what Geoff Colvin calls deliberate practice in his book “Talent is Overrated”, showing how people can be successful even if they are not born with talent, but have the motivation, the resources and desire to succeed.
Situation – What Motivated the Author to Write the Book
Geoff Colvin wrote “Talent is Overrated” for researching what really