Facebook: Comments Can Kill a Post

That’s when I realized that I handled the situation wrong. I won the debate. My information was accurate. However, I killed the post. In a sincere effort to help, I forgot some advice that I heard from Gerald G Jampolsky years ago. “You can be right or you can be happy”. I was right and now I”m not happy. I should have addressed the inaccuracy in private and give the “poster” the chance to save face. Instead, I charged ahead to show that I had the right answer.

10,000 Hours To Greatness

In his 2008 book Outliers: The Story of Success Malcom Gladwell sites a 1993 study in which K. Ericson Anders empirically asserts that the difference between a world class violinist and a music teacher is about 6, 000 hours of practice. Anders study involved studying music students at an elite music school in Europe and…