I don’t know if I’d call Seth Godin prophetic. But he says what needs to be said.
Here’s today’s daily email. It gives you an emotional nudge – the way a good teacher does.
One way to think about talent
If you’ve worked hard for it, it’s a skill.
If it’s something that other people have that you believe you can’t possibly achieve, it’s a talent.
Of course, they think the same thing about your skill, don’t they?
Being jealous of talents that are actually skills is a great way to let yourself off the hook and make yourself miserable at the same time.