Debunking the 10,000 Hour Rule

Chances are you’ve heard about the “10,000 hour rule,” popularized by Malcolm Gladwell, which posits that it takes about 10,000 hours of practice to master something – for instance, playing an instrument or playing a sport. But now, one psychologist is claiming this isn’t true after all – it’s more complicated: The “10,000-hour rule” — [Read More...]

Confessions of a Christian Film Critic

I’m a Christian and a film critic, so I found myself nodding along the whole way through Ann Hornaday’s “Confessions of a Christian Film Critic” over at the Washington Post: “May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.” It may [Read More...]

The Imagination Wars

Businesspeople, creatives, theologians, and others have long said that our imaginations are vitally important to showing us why, and how, we do the things we do. But what vision animates your imagination? For more on this, you can watch a short talk from Gabe Lyons of Q which asks an important question: what vision of [Read More...]


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