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Beyonce brings her refined talents to Oklahoma City

As Malcolm Gladwell’s “Outliers” theory states, it usually takes about 10,000 hours of practice to turn raw talent into greatness. Beyonce Knowles-Carter, who performs Friday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, probably reached that mark before her teens.

Published: July 5, 2013

Most humans get only one thing, a talent or skill that will become their career, and that’s if they are exceedingly lucky. Furthermore, if Malcolm Gladwell’s “Outliers” theory holds true, they usually have to put in about 10,000 hours of grueling and repetitive work to transform that raw talent into something truly great.

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