May 7, 2020

Doubling Down on Strengths

At Continuum Music Studio, we encourage doubling down on strengths because it is the best thing you can do for your future. The Outlier theory claims it takes 10,000 hours of practice for someone to master a skill. Yes, doing anything for 10,000 hours is daunting, but you don’t need exactly 10,000 hours of practice to become a professional. The 10,000-hour rule is merely an exceptional goal for those who want to be an “Outlier”. The first 20 hours of learning a new skill are the most important and 20 hours is proven to be enough time to get over a learning curve. So if you are a guitar player who wants to learn how to play the piano, you can prioritize your guitar practice while allotting time to get a basic understanding of another instrument.  Why double down on strengths? The underdog story of Rudy shows people that with enough hard work, anyone can beat the odds. Rudy displayed […]