November 1, 2009

10,000 Hours

Today's plennary speaker at the NAMP conference brought up Malcolm Gladwell's latest book Outliers, and the importance of building expertise by doing something for 10,000 hours.

What have I done for 10,000 hours which equals 5 years?

Non-profit management
Team building
Personal documentary photography

The speaker, David McIntosh, added that each time you do these things you should add one component that is new - that's when creativity happens.