From David Brooks Blog in the NY Times. The blog post can be found at:
It was this response from a reader that I liked:
Dear Mr. Brooks,
As a lifelong entrepreneur and jazz pianist my experience has taught me.
The difference between success and failure is the fusion between the innate, quick and creative interpretations of the tune and the business at hand, as mentioned in your column, and the slow, extrinsic ,disciplined of practice. A difficult duet for sure.
However, when both ingredients are sauteed properly the resulting entree is perfection:
Oscar Peterson and Steve Jobs.