I saw Sir Ken Robinson talk about this in person a couple of years ago and it was one of the best talks I've ever been to. Sir Ken believes that everyone is born with tremendous capacities, yet somehow we often lose touch with what we're capable of and spend much of our time far away from the place where our talent meets our personal passion:

Ken Robinson on Passion from The School of Life on Vimeo.

"For most of us the problem isn’t that we aim too high and fail - it’s just the opposite - we aim too low and succeed". Do yourself a favour today and take the time to watch it. Yes, it's 50 minutes. But it's 50 minutes well spent.

Part of the excellent series of Sunday Sermons from The School Of Life

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