Synopsis by Mark Deming
Author George Leonard examines what allows some people to excel in this documentary. The 5 Keys to Mastery explores the personality traits and mental attitudes which help people in different fields of expertise endeavor to reach the top, and how one can train oneself to succeed. Leonard is joined by a handful of successful people who offer their own perspectives, including Carlos Santana, B.B. King, Linus Torvalds, Julius Axelrod, Wendy Rieger, and Lonnie Miley.
achievement, self-discipline, self-improvement, success, upward-mobility, mental-health