Skill is not the same as talent

A simple word choice either puts us on the hook or gives us a place to hide

It’s good news because talent is immutable. Talent might be wasted, but it’s impossible to acquire. Because talent is something we’re born with. It’s hardwired into us.

Skill, on the other hand, can be learned.

And learning requires time and effort, both of which are available to each of us.



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Seth Godin

Seth Godin


Founder of altMBA and Akimbo. Daily blogger, teacher, speaker, 20 bestsellers as well...