In a new documentary called The Interrupters. Live at Aspen Ideas Festivals interviews one of the main Interrupters. Eddie describes the work as dangerous and rewarding even though he fails more than he succeeds. This is necessary work and has become the character of those neighborhoods. All systems need to act on their moral imperatives.
Deliberate Practice vs. Innate Talent
In the quest for expertise, innate talent might offer a head start, but it’s the unwavering dedication and right kind of practice that truly carve the path to mastery. From Bill Gates’ relentless coding sessions to The Beatles’ intensive gigs in Hamburg and Serena Williams’ tenacious training, history is replete with examples that underscore this sentiment. While talent sparks the flame, it’s the continuous nurturing of skills through deliberate practice that keeps the fire burning brightly.