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William James

There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man’s lack of faith in his true self.

WILLIAM JAMES

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We may feel that our talents intimidate, threaten or make others insecure. But if we think about how our talents can serve the world, then the focus shifts from ourselves and people’s reactions to our making a difference in peopl...

  • Practice and practice several hours a day
  • Develop a board-level of competency
  • Practicing the brilliance/talent everyday

 Some self-introspection to uncover hidden talents.

  • What do you do effortlessly – without a lot of study or preparation?
  • What do you do that other people find difficult?
  • What opportunities exist in today’s marketplace fo...

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