Quote Originally Posted by nucjd View Post
It is the rare person that has both natural talent and voracious drive to want to improve. When that rare combination comes along it is when we see prodigies.... Buddy Rich, Einstein, Hawkins, etc
I'd still argue the voracious drive went hand in hand with putting huge numbers of hours in and was far more a factor than any 'natural' talent. Although I never knew Einstein and Hawking played the drums.