The best-selling New York Times bestseller that all Americans talk about: like Morning Joe, CBS This Morning, the Bill Simmons podcast, Rich Roll, and more.
Shortlisted Financial Times / McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award
"I love this idea … because I consider myself an all-rounder." (Fareed Zakaria, CNN)
"The Most Important Business and Parent Book of the Year." (Forbes)
"Urgent and important … an important read for bosses, parents, trainers and everyone who strives to improve their performance." (Daniel H. Pink)
"So much crucial and insightful information about performance, success and education." (Susan Cain, bestselling author from Quiet)
"As David Epstein shows, growing Range prepares us for the evil unexpected … a well-supported and smoothly written case for broad and late beginnings." (Wall Street Journal)
Many experts believe that anyone who wants to develop a skill, play an instrument, or lead their field should start early, focus intensely, and spend as many hours of deliberate practice as possible. If you try or be late, you will never catch up with people who have a head start. However, a closer look at research into the world's top performers, from professional athletes to Nobel Prize winners, shows that early specialization is the exception and not the rule.
David Epstein examined the most successful athletes, artists, musicians, inventors, forecasters and scientists in the world. He discovered that in most areas ̵