Six Keys To Being Excellent At Anything

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I hope you had a wonderful weekend! Welcome to tax season!

LRPC’s Monday Morning Minute for this week, “Six Keys To Being Excellent At Anything” (presented below) comes to you courtesy of Tony Schwartz. As an independent, objective Registered Investment Advisory firm, Lawton Retirement Plan Consultants, LLC has access to research from many sources. Be assured that I will share enlightening, useful information with you each week. This is a short piece I believe everyone can read in less than 60 seconds.

We all need inspiration every now and then. Each month I like to share some words that I feel are uplifting. This month’s article talks about how you can excel at anything. Really. Give it a look.

Have a wonderful week!

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Six Keys To Being Excellent At Anything

By Tony Schwartz

I’ve been playing tennis for nearly five decades. I love the game and I hit the ball well, but I’m far from the player I wish I were.

I’ve been thinking about this a lot the past couple of weeks, because I’ve taken the opportunity, for the first time in many years, to play tennis nearly every day. My game has gotten progressively stronger. I’ve had a number of rapturous moments during which I’ve played like the player I long to be.

And almost certainly could be, even though I’m 58 years old. Until recently, I never believed that was possible. For most of my adult life, I’ve accepted the incredibly durable myth that some people are born with special talents and gifts and that the potential to truly excel in any given pursuit is largely determined by our genetic inheritance. [Read more…]