The 10,000-Hour Rule Is A Myth. Here’s Why.

You don’t need 10,000 hours to become an expert.

Derick David
4 min readDec 14, 2021


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Yes, you can achieve a level of mastery in 400 hours, you don’t need 10,000 hours.

So, I was reading a new book recommended to me by a friend years ago.

Yes, I only got around reading it now because somehow I lost track of my book recommendations, but somehow…