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The Talent Code

Daniel Coyle

5 mins

3 key insights

Visual, audio & text

The Talent Code breaks down the myth of talent from a neurological standpoint so anyone can understand what it takes to become great at what you love to do.


The Talent Code

The Talent Code

by Daniel Coyle


Daniel Coyle spent years digging through scientific research papers, traveling all around the world to meet talented people before learning how to master his own craft, writing.

Contrary to popular belief, where you end up in the hierarchy of your field, whether it's sports, arts, or business, is not up to your genes and your environment. Your talent is yours to code. The three parts Daniel Coyle has identified are deep practice, ignition, and coaching. Let's dive in!

Favorite quote

Although talent feels and looks predestined, in fact, we have a good deal of control over what skills we develop, and we have more potential than we might ever presume to guess.

- Daniel Coyle

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