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TALENT matters but EFFORT counts twice

“If we overestimate talent, we underestimate everything else.”

In reality, Duckworth recognizes that exceptional performance is most often the result of countless accumulated acts of practice. She ties the psychology of achievement up in a simple formula:

Talent x Effort = Skill

Skill x Effort = Achievement

In achievement TALENT matters but EFFORT counts twice.

As Duckworth sums it up:

“Talent is how quickly your skills improve when you invest effort. Achievement is what happens when you take skills and use them.”

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jiunting

I’m a generalist, philosopher, writer, tutor, paralegal, strategist, researcher, Bohemian, bibliophile, an intellectual and an analyst.

I always believed in the conventional ‘Attitude is the key to success.’

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