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Where talent is still relevant

Talent truly matters in two ways:

  • As a head start in the race to mastery. Those who are willing to work hard can still pass you by, therefore the saying: "Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard."
  • In edge cases. For the best of the best, talent matters more. Talent adds that little extra that takes their hard work to the peak of performance.

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Growth Mindset:

  • tend to understand basic abilities as malleable, and believe they can be developed over time.
  • love new challenges and view setbacks as opportunities to learn.
  • display better self-esteem, more resilience, and enjoy better outcomes ...

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...so many people declare they have it:

  • If they are open minded and flexible, they said they have it
  • If they are kind to people, they said they have it 

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Growth Mindset

People with a Growth Mindset believe they can grow, develop, and master whatever skills and abilities they wish in life.

They enjoy learning and overcoming challenges, working outside the comfort zone and growing.

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