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“Wow, she’s a natural at soccer.”
“He's like a math prodigy!”
“Did you see how well she plays the violin? And she’s only five.”
Growing up, I was in awe of children and adults alike who displayed raw talent in sports, academics, music, and other areas. In fact, I thought such talent was the only path to success.
Don’t get me wrong—My mom attempted to influence me with the truism, “If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.”...