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10 Things That Require Zero Talent

By Jillian Broaddus and Chuck Cusumano

One of our team members here at The Joshua Group, Ashley Seeds, came across a TIME Magazine article on "Ten Things That Require Zero Talent." Here’s what they said:

  1. Being on Time

  2. Work Ethic

  3. Effort

  4. Body Language

  5. Energy

  6. Attitude

  7. Passion

  8. Being Coachable

  9. Doing Extra

  10. Being Prepared

However, we think the list shouldn’t be limited to just these ten things. In fact, according to Gallup, only 10% of people actually possess the innate skills to lead. The vast majority must rely on effort, ingenuity, diligence, and things outside of talent to make a difference. Here are a few more that we think could be added to the list:

What else would you add? And what could you stand to work on?

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