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“There was a moment in sports when employing a coach was unimaginable—and then came a time when not doing so was unimaginable. We care about results in sports, and if we care half as much about results in schools and in hospitals we may reach the same conclusion.”

“Coaching a Surgeon: What Makes Top Performers Better?” — Atul Gawande, The New Yorker

See more #longreads from The New Yorker

From Jason Fagone: my top five @longreads of 2010


  1. Jeff Sharlet, Harper’s, Straight Man’s Burden
  2. Atul Gawande, The New Yorker, Letting Go
  3. Patrick Symmes, Harper’s, Thirty Days as a Cuban
  4. Chris Jones, Esquire, What Happened to Roger Ebert?
  5. Moe Tkacik, Columbia Journalism Review, Look at Me!