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The Best and Worst Managers in the Premier League (Probably)

Some people don't think football managers make much difference at all. The guys at Soccerbrain for instance are quite skeptical about the influence a manager has: Coaches don’t matter so long as they are competent, [...]

2017-07-11T23:28:57+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Off the Pitch, Thinking Allowed|0 Comments

10000 Hours and The Myth of Talent. New Counter-Evidence?

Why are some performers better than others?  Is it because they are more talented than their peers, or is it because they practice more? One school of thought claims that talent is relatively unimportant, and that [...]

2017-07-13T21:56:16+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Thinking Allowed|4 Comments