Monday, December 22, 2008

What it takes to be great

This is about the time of year where we all make those "lasting" new years resolutions.  Often they are about work, career or, in this economy, maybe looking for a new career.  Geoff Colvin, Fortune's senior editor at large, is one of America's most respected business journalists.  In his new book Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else, he explains what it takes to be great...and it's not just plain old hard work.