CHAPTER 4

Playing To Your Strengths

Whatever you are by nature, keep to it: never desert your line of talent.

Be what nature intended for you, and you will succeed.’

SYDNEY SMITH, 18TH CENTURY WRITER AND TEACHER

Lionel Messi, arguably the finest football player around today, does not go in goal. He sticks to what he’s great at, mainly operating at the other end of the pitch and scoring goals. He leaves the goalkeeping to someone else who is best suited to it. In fact, if the Barcelona manager decided to play him in goal for a game, you can imagine how the crowd would react when they saw the team-sheet before the game.

Knowing your strengths, and applying them on a day-to-day basis, is critical for achieving results. Take a moment today ...

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