Talent is something you’re born with. Skill is something you refine.
She was the perfect example of inherent talent. But she didn’t demonstrate refined skill in her performance.
If you read James Altucher’s post Snoop Dog for CEO of Twitter from this past This Week's Gold, you may have noticed mastery was a theme. In fact, Point F showed how Snoop understood the difference between talent and skill. It seems like all the greats do. They all inherently had talent, but the greats were great because of their skill.
The skilled are the champs.
Though Brittany Allen got by last night on her talent alone, we may not be so lucky. Let’s refine our talents. Let’s put those 10,000 hours in.
We already have talent. Let’s get skilled.