“Talent – it comes with a cost.”
- Author Unknown
Great athletes, business people, politicians, speakers, teachers, and leaders make their performances look natural and easy.
Truth be told, those who master their craft have overcome setbacks, failure, ridicule, mistakes, and disappointment. Various research studies conclude that it takes 10,000 hours to become one of the best in our areas of expertise, passion, and purpose.
Will Smith says one must stay with it “until” – and continue pounding on their craft to achieve a level of significance in their pursuits. When the vision is clear, including why we are determined to achieve it, recognize that each setback is actually moving us one step closer to our goal.