Ugo Cei. Fabrizia Costa. Talent is overrated. A conversation about talent and self-worth

Talent is Overrated. A Conversation with Fabrizia Costa

Subscribe on iTunes. The subject of today’s podcast is a little pet-peeve of mine, the myth of talent, something about which I already ranted in the past. This topic was brought to my mind again by reading a blog post by my friend Fabrizia Costa. Fabrizia mentions that someone left her a comment saying basically that talent is necessary to …

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The Myth of Talent

“I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent. Curiosity, obsession, and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism, have brought me to my ideas” – Albert Einsten The idea that some people have an innate talent and that you can’t be an artist if you don’t have talent is so ingrained in people’s minds that almost every time I …