#139: Hundred Times More Skilled
Skillfullness simply opens the door to the game
I can only conclude that pure physical ability is not sufficient for successfully building a brand. In fact, you can see some way less physically advanced Instagrammers who are more popular. Thousands of perfect GPA and perfect SAT score students apply to the Ivy Leagues. Why do some get in and others don’t?
Traditional systems infuse our brain with an ability-focused mindset. Be good, score higher, and study harder. The reality of the world is that correctly playing a given game is always favored more than sheer capability. Skillfulness simply opens the door to the game. The ability to win the game then depends on a whole set of additional intangible skills.