“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” ~ Albert Einstein
Talent. You have it or you don’t… Right? Isn’t talent the reason Bobby Fischer was a grand master chess player at 19? Isn’t talent why Bill Gates was a boy genius and is now the world’s richest man, or why Tiger Woods was a child golf prodigy? Is talent why some people seem to be natural born successes and others struggle up and down the steep slopes of the Pareto Principle their entire life, never breaking into the top 20% of their chosen field?
Maybe not. Read the rest of this entry »