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Where Does Talent Fit In?

where does talent fit?

So what does it take to succeed? Can anyone be successful? Where does talent fit in? Do you have what it takes? A person’s natural abilities are overrated and frequently misunderstood. While talent is an undeniable advantage, it accomplishes nothing alone. If talent is not paired with right decisions, it atrophies and will evaporate. Everyone […]

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Talent is Overrated

talent is overrated

Talent is overrated and frequently misunderstood. When people achieve great things, others often explain their accomplishments by simply attributing everything to talent. But that’s a false and misleading way of looking at success. “If talent alone is enough, then why do we know highly talented people who are not highly successful?”— Dr John C Maxwell, […]

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Your Why Helps Your Way

your why

Say What? Say that again. Purpose empowers significance. If you tap into your why, your life will open up to significance, and will help find your way. It will be within your reach every day, because you’ll be able to do simple things that matter. Significance is usually not a result of anything spectacular. It’s just based […]

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Building Thriving Start Ups: A Process

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As we wrap up this series, having a process or road map is key in determining your success on your building journey. The builder talents do not address every factor that affects a builder’s success. Non-personality variables such as skills, knowledge, experience, and other factors also play a role. The Gallup Builder Profile 10 talents […]

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Building Thriving Start Ups: Talent Profile

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Like many young businesses, the founders tend to forget, to think about their new venture’s talent profile. Just as a sports coach builds her team, she knows what positions the team needs and looks for talents and strengths accordingly. She is building a well-balanced team roster. “There’s no such thing as a well-balanced leader… only […]

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Building Thriving Start Ups: Well-Balanced Team

well-balanced team

When I first read about the Gallup book, Born To Build, as a sports coach, my thoughts jumped immediately to building a well-balanced team of players. Wait. Hold on a minute. I need other coaches to help. Don’t forget, I need a well-balanced leadership team first. The reality, a lone entrepreneur or sports coach, needs others […]

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