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LA 024: How to find your talent, practice it and achieve greatness

LA 024: How to find your talent, practice it and achieve greatness

It was 4.30 on a cold and wet morning and I was choking on the
stench of thick layers of years old grease behind the deep fat
fryer and I was ecstatically happy as I scrubbed and cleaned the
once white tiles back to their original gleaming brightness.
It was my first day on my first proper job and I would soon be
delegating this filthy work to some other poor sap who similarly
wanted to become a chef de cuisine. In the meantime, my job was to
scrub, peel, haul, carry, chop, clear and clean it all up
again.
The head cook (for in the mid 1970's we had few "Chef's" as that
was far too French and suggestive of "haute cuisine") had agreed to
take me under her wing and teach me how to prepare the only famous
dish to come from England and clogged the arteries of its working
classes: The Great British Breakfast.
Putting talent in perspective

Talent is often misunderstood. Business
leaders are obsessed with finding it, keeping it and banking their
succession on it. They recruit the top stud

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