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Bounce: The Myth of Talent and the Power of Practice



Essential reading following an astounding summer of sport; if you’ve ever wondered what makes a champion, Bounce has the answer. What are the real secrets of sporting success, and what lessons do they offer about life? Why doesn’t Tiger Woods “choke”? Why are the best figure skaters those that have fallen over the most and why has one small street in Reading produced more top table tennis players than the rest of the country put together. Two-time Olympian and sports writer and broadcaster Matthew Syed draws on the latest in…

Bounce

Pub Date : 2010-04-20 | Author : Matthew Syed | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780061991394
ISBN 13 : 0061991392

In the vein of the international bestselling Freakonomics, award-winning journalist Matthew Syed reveals the hidden clues to success—in sports, business, school, and just about a..

Bounce Lp

Pub Date : 2010-05-04 | Author : Matthew Syed | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780061946240
ISBN 13 : 0061946249

Why have all the sprinters who have run the 100 meters in under ten seconds been black? What's one thing Mozart, Venus Williams, and Michelangelo have in common? Is it good to prai..

Bounce

Pub Date : 2011-05-03 | Author : Matthew Syed | Publisher : Harper Perennial

ISBN 10 : 0061723762
ISBN 13 : 9780061723766

Why have all the sprinters who have run the 100 meters in under ten seconds been black? What's one thing Mozart, Venus Williams, and Michelangelo have in common? Why are baseball p..

Bounce

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Matthew Syed | Publisher : Fourth Estate (GB)

ISBN 10 : 0007350546
ISBN 13 : 9780007350544

Everyone knows that David Beckham crosses the ball better than anyone else and that Tiger Woods never 'chokes'. But what are the hidden factors which allow the most successful spor..

Black Box Thinking

Pub Date : 2015-11-03 | Author : Matthew Syed | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780698408876
ISBN 13 : 069840887X

Nobody wants to fail. But in highly complex organizations, success can happen only when we confront our mistakes, learn from our own version of a black box, and create a climate wh..

The Greatest

Pub Date : 2017-02-23 | Author : Matthew Syed | Publisher : John Murray

ISBN 10 : 9781473653672
ISBN 13 : 1473653673

What can Roger Federer teach us about the secret of longevity? What do the All Blacks have in common with improvised jazz musicians? What can cognitive neuroscientists tell us abou..

The Little Book Of Talent

Pub Date : 2012-08-21 | Author : Daniel Coyle | Publisher : Bantam

ISBN 10 : 9780345536693
ISBN 13 : 034553669X

A manual for building a faster brain and a better you! The Little Book of Talent is an easy-to-use handbook of scientifically proven, field-tested methods to improve skills—your ..

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