10,000-hour rule

In his latest book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell states his 10,000-hour rule: basically to be good at something you have to do it a lot. He illustrates it by talking about Bill Gates, The Beatles, and others you will have heard of.

Who here dares tell a new network marketer, who wants to earn big income, about the 10,000 hour rule?


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Kim Klaver


  • Hi Kim,

    I am not adverse to telling a hopeful that it is 3 to 5 year plan. The average job is 40 hours per week time 50 weeks or 2000hours per year. In 5 years that 10,000 hours. My carpentry aprenticeship was 8,000 hours ojt.

    Just today I was thinking how much of a difference to an average household budget a $1,000 per month extra would make. $50 per day times 5 days per week times 4 weeks per month. For some folks that would be a "big income" from a part time business.

    Wishing You Plenty To Live,
    Tom Doiron

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