Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else

Version: Unabridged
Author: Geoff Colvin
Narrator: David Drummond
Genres: Business & Economics
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Published In: October 2008
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 7 hours, 30 minutes
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Expanding on a landmark cover story in Fortune, a top journalist debunks the myths of exceptional performance.

Reviews (1)

Written by Ahmed El-Mesiri on March 1st, 2015

  • Book Rating: 5/5

This book is a great explanation of how great people become great. The author doesn't leave any detail out about how anyone can become great at anything that they do. It is very inspiring to read and implement the things he teaches his readers in the book.

Author Details

Author Details

Colvin, Geoff

Geoff Colvin draws on his experience as a classroom teacher and administrator, researcher at the University of Oregon and a national public school consultant. Recognized as a national expert on the subjects of school safety and violence prevention, Colvin has provided in-service training for teachers and administrators in more than 100 school districts and agencies nationally and internationally. He recently served as research associate at the University of Oregon and independent consultant in the areas of school wide discipline, school climate, school safety and violence prevention, and has a