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AITD Book Club

Online July - September 2019 (12:00pm - 1:00pm)

Registration Closed

AITD members only


2019-07-29 - Book Club 1


Looking for a fun way to enjoy books, learn from others and meet new people? Well, look no further than the AITD book club!

Our first book club kicks off on 29 July and will run across 8 weeks with regular scheduled online book club chats happening along the way. No need to worry if you miss a book club chat, they will be recorded and made available for viewing.

Thank you to everyone who voted for their preferred book for the inaugural AITD book club. The poll has now been closed and we can confirm that book that has been chosen is:

Peak: How All of Us Can Achieve Extraordinary Things - Anders Ericsson & Robert Pool

We look forward to getting stuck in and discussing the book with you during the scheduled online sessions. The discussion schedule for these sessions will be as follows: 

Book Club Session 1 - Tuesday 13 August – 12:00-1:00pm (AEST) AND 7:00pm-8:00pm 

  • (Optional Reading – Introduction)
  • 1 The Power of Purposeful Practice
  • 2 Harnessing Adaptability
  • 3 Mental Representation

    Book Club Session 2 - Tuesday 3 September – 12:00-1:00pm (AEST)
  • 4 The Gold Standard
  • 5 Principles of Deliberate Practice on the Job
  • 6 Principles of Deliberate Practice in Everyday Life

    Book Club Session 3 - Tuesday 17 September – 12:00-1:00pm (AEST)
  • 7 The Road to Extraordinary
  • 8 But What About Natural Talent?
  • 9 Where Do We Go from Here?

    Please note that you will be required to buy your own book.


  • Writers Wanted