SKILLED OR TALENTED?
Have you ever thought why someone can act or sing way better than others while some are superb athletes? Have you ever thought why there are only a handful of global iconic celebrities and top-notch performers?
Well, there is some scientific reasoning behind the notion of developing as an artist, which will change your perception going forward. In totality, there are mainly 3 types of people who are more prone to rise towards prominence and stature.
Talent is something not too many have, and only certain people possess and identify it correctly. Nurturing and taking your traits to the next level is another aspect. Talent is the ability or quality of doing certain things better than others without being properly taught or coached. It is inborn and natural a special gift from the heavens above.
Some of the personalities having exceptional talents and attaining stardom across the globe are mentioned below:
Michel Jackson: Who does not know MJ! Billie Jean! Dangerous! Beat It! Thriller! The maestro ruled the world and there will be no one similar to the legend.
“I’m never pleased with anything, I’m a perfectionist, it’s part of who I am” -MJ
Bruce Lee: Although just grazed the earth for a mere 33 years, this martial art performer was one figure who inspired generations to be like him. The world is still in awe of his talents and traits and not a single superstar has superseded him in the attributes he had.
“If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.” -Bruce Lee
J.K Rowling: Initially a random author scribbled a book to support her family, became known as J.K Rowling to the world. The book turned out to be one of the largest selling books ever whilst she becomes the highest-paid/earned author in the world in the process. At last, her hidden talent was found and made into a movie that gained huge praise.
“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” -J.K Rowling
Names worth mentioning: Eminem, Celine Dion
Developing As An Artist
Now let us discuss the second type of personalities who have developed and polished their skills to reach the zenith of their careers. These sorts of individuals are not as gifted as some of the others but the drive to improve on their craft and the fire to become the best motivates them to work hard and reach the top.
The following personalities have seen some tough times but consistent improvement and professional work ethic have to lead them to worldwide stardom.
Oprah Winfrey: Coming from a very humble background this TV host, actress, producer, and philanthropist has become one of the most popular and renowned personalities ever.
“You can have it all. You just can’t have it all at once.” -Oprah Winfrey
Jackie Chan: Starting his career as a background artist, Jackie Chan rose to fame with death-defying stunts and action sequences. One of the best action heroes we have ever seen.
“Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.” -Jackie Chan
Arnold Schwarzenegger: You simply do not become multiple times Mr. Olympia and Mr. World on sheer talent or luck. Arnold worked his way to the top in professional bodybuilding before taking the Hollywood industry by storm. The terminator is the prime example of hard work, dedication, and perseverance.
“What is the point of being on this Earth if you are going to be like everyone else?” – -Arnold Schwarzenegger
Names worth mentioning: Dwayne Johnson, Heath Ledger
Last but certainly not least are the people who are rare to find. They are gems in the coalmine waiting to burst on the stage. Traits, talents, and skills along with the desire to defeat others and attain perfectionism are what make them uncommon. These personalities are born with natural talent combining it with further training and improvement makes them unparalleled. Here are some of the names who give you the much clearer picture
Muhammad Ali: Arguably the greatest boxer ever. We can observe extra-ordinary talent and top-level skills combined in perfect proportion in his game.
“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee” -Muhammad Ali
Michael Jordan: Another athlete who took his sport internationally. Michael Jordan is the common choice of players’ coaches and virtually everyone for being the best player ever to play the game of basketball.
“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” -Michael Jordan
Jack Ma: Founder of Alibaba, Jack had seen many downs than ups before becoming one of the most successful business tycoons in the world.
“Don’t hire the most qualified, hire the craziest.” -Jack Ma
Names worth mentioning: Jennifer Lopez, Lionel Messi
Now whenever you see any celeb or personality, be sure to deduce them whether they are an inborn talent or a self-made person. This can make your path towards your goals much more realistic and less steep. Developing as an artist and going after your dreams should not be a major problem when you have correctly identified the grey area you require to work on in order to reach greatness.
As we all know, we are all artists at heart.