Monthly Archives: September 2012

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

September 22nd, 2012 (No Comments)

10,000 Hours – Deliberate Practice – Opportunities – Relative Age Effect (RAE) Outliers was published in 2008, it gained immediate success debuting at number 1 on the bestseller list at the New York Times. Malcolm Gladwell conveys an intriguing investigation into the ‘Outlier’, which in simplistic terms is defined as anyone that stands out (an […]

The Myth of the Two-Footed Footballer (Part 1)

September 18th, 2012 (No Comments)

There is a certain mystique surrounding Two-Footed footballers, the likes of Zinedine Zidane, Eden Hazard, Cristiano Ronaldo, Pavel Nedved, Pedro, Wesley Sneijder just to name a few. These rare gifted players are in high demand, they tend to earn more wages and are commonly used as role models by coaches to spur on the next […]