The Triumph of Effort Over Talent

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The Triumph of Effort over Talent It used to be thought that ‘intelligence’ was something you were born with, but many studies show it can be developed like any other skill.  I’m also a great believer that most skills can be learned too and are not just ‘innate’ talent (although it does help to start at a higher level).  In fact, research into ‘talent’ versus ‘effort’ shows that those … SEE FULL POST >>>> [socialring]

Impossible, or Just a Tough Decision?

Impossible? …or Just a Tough Decision?

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We’ve all been there, haven’t we.  We get stuck and convince ourselves it’s impossible.  We don’t want to feel the negative emotions associated with any decision we might make, so we freeze up and say it can’t be done – and that’s understandable, really it is, it’s a defence mechanism.

How many times have you been in what seems like an impossible situation and then later you find that it was, in fact, just a tough decision that you needed to make?

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“What seems impossible is often just a tough decision that needs to be made” – via @tisDaveSmith The Possibility Professor

When we do make decisions, we cut off all other choices or options – even the word comes from the Latin ‘decidere’ which means to cut off – and that can feel fearful.

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