Hard work Vs Talent Essay example

1331 Words May 21st, 2015 4 Pages
Brittany Lewis
Dr. Muriel M. Brennan
English 105
April 24, 2015

Talent versus. Hard Work

Natural talent vs. hard work is a topic that has been debated by people of all professions throughout history. It’s also known as Nature vs. Nurture, the difference between one’s innate ability vs. ability affected by personal experience. In a study, the Florida State University psychologist K. Anders Ericsson and his colleagues asked violin students at a music academy to estimate the amount of time they had devoted to practice since they started playing. By age 20, the students whom the faculty nominated as the “best” players had accumulated an average of over 10,000 hours, compared with just under 8,000 hours for the “good” players and not even
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The third considered one’s “Willingness to Learn”. Many talented people feel that they do not have anything new to learn in their chosen field. They believe what got them there is enough. Those who are determined and who work hard, often spend a lot of time and effort to maintain their skills and learn new skills. They often display the most current knowledge of new technology and ideas. Having employees who will improve themselves over and above the company-sponsored training is

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