Seeing this infographic may change your mind. Did you know that it takes about 10,000 hours to become an expert? Well according to Malcolm Gladwell in his book Outliers it does. He claims that the “10,000-Hour Rule” is the key to success in any field and is a matter of practicing a specific task for around 10,000 hours. This infographic below demonstrates what it takes to become an expert in areas such as astrophysics, sports, litigation and even poker.