Basically the gist of her argument is that gamers spend billions of hours of each week playing video games.
"Gladwell quotes neurologist Daniel Levitin, who says that scientific studiesThe average avid gamer spends 10,000 hours on gaming by the time they reach 21.
show that 10,000 hours are required to achieve the level of mastery associated
with being a world-class expert — in anything."
Gamers constantly play game partially because of the challenge and also partially because they know there is a solution to that challenge.
Those who succeed in life do so because they likewise, enjoy the task of the challenge but, they know there has to be a solution to their problem whether there is any evidence initially that there is or there isn't.
If gamers (or people) would simply focus more of their problems with the personal belief that their is in fact a solution to their problem, problems will be solved quicker and more solutions will arise.
Great speech. I might have to buy a Malcom Gladwell book sometime soon - seems like a smart guy.