Book #8- The Little book of talent
The Litlle book of talent (52 tips for improving skill) by Daniel Coyle
Is a self-development book which aim is to improve skills. The book is very straightforward; it contains 52 tips that are scientifically proven and tested. The book has a good progression & the author ensured that the tips were not scrambled all over the book but rather complimented one another.
Among the 52 tips here are the ones that influence me the most:
Tip #7, 8, 9 & 10 – Hard & Soft Skills
Tip #12- High-Quality Coach
Tip #13- Sweetspot
Tip #15- Break into Chunks
Tip #21- Think in Images
Tip #33- To learn from a book, close the book
Tip #37 – REPS ( Reaching & Repeating, Engagement, Purposefulness & Strong, Speedy Feedback
Tip #42- Be a better teacher
Tip #43- Repetition
Tip #44- Blue Collar Mindset
Tip #46- Break New Habits
Tip #47- Teach it
Tip #49- Make it Shit
Tip #51- Keep your goal secret
Tip #52- “Think like a Garderner, Work like a Carpenter”.
This book is very easy and simple to read, the tips are not exaggerated but rather on the point with a call to action. I would recommend this book if you are after some precise, tested and direct tips on how to improve your skills. It is a short book so if you don’t have a lot of spare time to read & get bored reading overstate books then this one is for you.
Hope you all having a good day! Keep learning & improving your skills! If you have any personal tips, just leave it in the comment below 🙂