You might be thinking, “Aren’t some students just better at school than I am?” And, when you face a challenge, you might think, “Well, I am just not good at school.” If you can remember that everyone can learn new things, you can change your mindset and overcome challenges. What is your own mindset? Do you think that some people are just talented in school whereas others are not?

There is evidence that debunks this talent myth. Data tells us that there are no shortcuts to success—everyone has to practice a lot to become an expert—10,000 hours, in fact!