If you want to become exceptional or the best of the best in your field, you need an unmatched skill set. Whether you are aspiring to become an elite athlete, or musician or business professional, becoming the best in the world means having unparalleled abilities. Think about the skill set that the most extraordinary achievers possess, whether it is Serena Williams, or Michael Jordan, or Bill Gates or Ed Sheeran. Each of them has an incredible set of abilities, painstakingly built over decades through skill acquisition, development, practice, and continual improvement.
If you want to reach the very top of your field, you, too, need to build a similar level of expertise. The most effective way to construct best-in-class abilities is by sharpening your existing skills. Strengthening your strengths will have a disproportionately higher impact on you becoming exceptional in your field than working on your weaknesses. Read the full article on Forbes