One of my goals as a father is to make sure my children are not doing double the learning effort for the same benefits. Yes, I do want my sons and daughters to learn some of the traditional educational factoids and skills, but I don’t want them to do it at the detriment of building a life-long valuable talent. So the way I have approached this apparent time-dichotomy is to have them dovetail their traditional study hours with a talent building focus. This will not only get them to start building 10,000 hours of deliberate practice towards a world-class level talent, it will also help them absorb more efficiently the traditional knowledge.
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