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BEATLES & BILL GATES - WHAT IS AN EXPERT?

BEATLES & BILL GATES - WHAT IS AN EXPERT?

Posted on
Wed, 04/10/2019 - 08:36
Posted by Christine Smyth

10,000 hours / 10 years of practice? Some say it takes more, others say it takes less; albeit rarely.

 

The 10,000 hour rule was identified after a study in which it was found to be a commonality in those who were highly capable at what they do. Some of the most famous examples given were The Beatles and Bill Gates, who apparently spent years honing their craft before making the big time. This article explains that it takes more than 10,000 hours - talent, inclination, dedication and level of competition.

 

I’m guessing at 163 cm short, 10,000 hours practice won’t make me an expert high jumper, unless of course the bar is set low.  When looking for a legal adviser for your legal problems, perhaps you might check to see how high the bar is set, when the claim of “expert” is made.

 

First step - are they in fact licensed to practice law? You can check with the relevant Law Society - in Queensland you can use the Find a Solicitor search feature on the QLS website.

 

To read more, click here!

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