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S3E17: Quit Using “Talent” as Your Excuse

March 10, 2019 No Comments

S3E17: Quit Using “Talent” as Your Excuse

March 10, 2019 No Comments

Talent isn’t the reason you haven’t reached your goal.

Talent factors into the success equation – but your effort is TWICE as important. Angela Gritworth shares in her book Grit that talent factors into success, but your effort and how hard you work is TWICE as important.


In this episode, Jake challenges you about the importance of avoiding the “they’re more talented than I am” excuse and instead focus on outworking your talent.

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Jake Thompson

Jake Thompson is a professional speaker and coach who helps ambitious leaders win their work, workouts, and life. As founder of Compete Every Day, he has spent years studying great competitors, and with this research, has created a process that can help leaders harness a Competitor's mindset to make better choices and in turn, make bigger impacts in their careers and personal life.

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