The Magnificent Spectacle of the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

I am still over the moon with the sheer spectacle of the opening ceremony for the 2012 London Olympic games.  You just can’t beat an agricultural, pastoral, setting that changes into the Industrial Revolution right before your eyes using the labor of 10,000 actors on a live world stage.

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Cheating the Ten Thousand Hour Rule

We live the life of the Outlier and while that is a difficult existence in all realities, there is also a certain satiety in being able to view the mainstream from afar and learn from their mistakes in mass thinking.  SuperGenius author Malcolm Gladwell argues in his “Outlier” book that the rule for finding the greatest success in life costs you 10,000 hours of practice and study.

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