Alan attempts Chopin's Ballade in G minor in one year.
Gary takes up heavy metal guitar at 40
Tim learns to paint.
What do they have in common? High intelligence, a bias for action, a naïve belief in themselves, and guts.
Gary's second short video, the third on this list, explodes the idea you need 10,000 hours. A great place to start.
BTW: I'm over the 3,000 hour mark in my drumming. That's 7 years of effort.