talent versus skill

209: Talent VS Skill

There are plenty of people who argue both sides of the debate: Is success based on talent or hard work and skill?

Over the years of studying successful people both inside and outside the music business, I’ve found that it’s a mixture of both. But, make no mistake, there’s not a single person who has achieved massive success in music or in any other aspect of life without ridiculous amounts of hard work.

“Many of the great achievements of the world were accomplished by tired and discouraged men who kept on working.” (Tweet this)

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