10,000 Hours

10,000 Hours

Worlds Awaiting - Season 3, Episode 18 , Segment 1

10,000 Hours to Mastery, Three Dark Crowns

Episode: 10,000 Hours to Mastery, Three Dark Crowns

  • May 21, 2018 6:00 pm
  • 10:37 mins

In the book Outliers, author Malcolm Gladwell says his theory is that it takes roughly ten thousand hours of practice to achieve mastery in a field or skill. Our first guest, children’s book author and illustrator, Rosemary Wells talks about the 10,000 hours (and then some) that she put into reading, writing, and drawing from a very young age that eventually led to success in her present profession. "It was practice, practice, practice" she said, that enabled her to master book-writing and illustrating–and to find her niche.