James Clear

James Clear quotes on talent

Author of the #1 NYT bestseller Atomic Habits. I write about building better habits.

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Vision is the bottleneck of talent. Most talent is wasted because people do not clearly know what they want. It’s not a lack of effort, but a lack of direction. There are many capable people in the world, but relatively few that focus on what matters.

2

What looks like a talent gap is often a focus gap. The "all star" is often an average to above average performer who spends more time working on what is important and less time on distractions. The talent is staying focused.

3

The greatest talent is the desire to fulfill your talent.

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