You may be familiar with Malcolm Gladwell and his theory that it takes 10,000 hours of practice to become an expert in a given field.

Josh Kaufman believes that this theory may be a tad misleading. Through his research, he’s found that it in fact only takes 20 hours of attentive practice to become proficient at any activity.

The First 20 Hours – How to Learn Anything: Josh Kaufman at TEDxCSU

Josh specializes in teaching people from all walks of life how to master practical knowledge and skills. In his talk, he shares how having his first child inspired him to approach learning in a whole new way.

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