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10,000 Hours and The Skill Level of Local Politicians

Malcolm Gladwell's 10000 Hour Rule is one of those idioms which captures an idea we want to be true. It is a more catchy variation on the idea that practice makes perfect. In actual practice, the 10000 hour rule is shown not to work in a variety of circumstances. There is a certain amount of innate talent needed for certain roles. Politicians have to learn on the job, especially local ones. One can practice the various skills required to be a City Councillor, for sure, but no one can spend 10,000 hours on each and every skill needed in local government. One must learn to use the advice of experts. I will interview every candidate during the upcoming 2022...