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الموهبة لا تكفي أبداً : اكتشف الخيارات التي ستأخذك لما هو أبعد من موهبتك

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الموهبة لا تكفى أبداً لـ جون سى . ماكسويل ، إن كثيراً من الموهوبين الذين بدءوا بأفضلية على الآخرين يفقدون تلك الأفضلية ، لأنهم يعتمدون على موهبتهم بدلاً من تنميتها وتطويرها ، فهم يفترضون أن الموهبة وحدها سوف تبقيهم في المقدمة ، ولكنهم لا يدركون الحقيقة وهي أنهم لو ركنوا إلى موهبتهم فقط ، فسرعان ما سيسبقهم الآخرون ويتفوقون عليهم ، فالموهبة أكثر شيوعاً مما يظنون ، وكما يقول ...more
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Published 2009 by مكتبة جرير (first published 2006)
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Justine
Oct 07, 2011 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: academic
A feelgood book. In summary:-

1. Belief lifts your talent.
2. Passion energizes your talent.
3. Initiative activates your talent.
4. Focus directs your talent.
5. Preparation positions your talent.
6. Practice sharpens your talent.
7. Perseverance sustains your talent.
8. Courage tests your talent.
9. 'Teachability' expands your talent.
10. Character tests your talent.
11. Relationships influence your talent.
12. Responsibility strengthens your talent.
13. Teamwork multiplies your talent.
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Grace Onyebuolise
Awesome read for anyone whom desire is to succeed.
Robert
Dec 02, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
In this volume, he asserts that "talent is never enough." If it were, "then the most effective and influential people would always be the most talented ones but that is often not the case...Clearly talent isn't everything." That said, he hastens to add, talent is worthy off our admiration and must be perceived in the proper perspective. For Maxwell, it is "a God-given gift." For others who do not share his faith, it is nonetheless usually referred to as a "natural" as opposed to an acquired capa ...more
Phillip Elliott
Jun 20, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
To my knowledge, I've never had a John Maxwell book fail to deliver a great read. In reading this book, I must agree, "Talent Is Never Enough". This may seem rather cliche, but I must concur with the author. Thankfully, he offers antidotes to ensure talent is not wasted and left in disuse or disrepair. Not only does the author offer ways to make sure talent is not wasted, but also offers questions to work at the end of each chapter in order to keep us intellectually honest. A must read if you've ...more
Adam
Feb 24, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I think I can reduce the thesis of this book to the following: "Talent can get you in the door, but it takes a lot sweat and tears to make it to the top."

This is a pretty recent book, having been published in 2007. As such, it has more contemporary references than many of the other Maxwell books I have read.

I felt less of the self-promotion in this book, but it was still present. If humility is something Mr. Maxwell was blessed with, it doesn't come across well in his books.

This book is good, b
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Fernando Sosaya
Aug 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book really helped me to think about how can I be better. Even if I think I have not found my talent to do something... because I'm good at nothing. This book tells me to use these qualities that John C. Maxwell points... and maybe if I follow them, I will become great even with my lack of talent. That would be amazing... I'd like to exploit the minimum talent I have. Also, after I read "17 essential qualities of a team player" I realized with the knowledge I got from "Talent is never enoug ...more
عبدالله الزاحم
Belief lifts your talent
Passion energizes...
Focus directs...
Practice sharpens...
Perseverance sustains...
Courage tests...
Teachability expands...
Character protects...
Responsibilty strengthens...
Teamwork multiplies...
Seena Zarie
Jan 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The book is great and full of useful examples
Linda
May 29, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Finally finished reading this book - have half-started at least twice. Some of the items that most caught my eye had nothing to do with talent at all (punctuality, effort, patience, unselfishness), which is at least 25% of the overall point of the book.

Once you move beyond the breakers of the book (believe in yourself, passion is greater than the plan, take initiative and kick fear in the teeth), the chapters on Focus and Practice have some very good illustrations. The John Walsh story (America
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Kelvin
Aug 31, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
don't let my three star rating fool you. I think this is a pretty solid book but like a teacher on a bell curve I have to be stingy with my rating system. one thing i have learned by reading this book is that talented people are often time their own worst enemy.. it made me sit back and evaluate my ways and what i considered to be my personal talents. the line for the book that hit me most was this: "when it comes to believing in themselves people are simply agnostic!" yeah chew on that for a mi ...more
Jorge Rosas
I’m exhausted; this book goes from a decent management / leadership book to a religious indoctrination one in the last part. Essentially it tell us that in order to achieve success talent is not enough, meaning that the personal abilities should be complemented with thirteen proposed concepts to be developed. I got a few good book recommendations but as he constantly mentions his own books I just couldn’t avoid thinking that Gilderoy Lockhart’s “Magical Me” must look something like this.
Alison Livingston
This does what "Talent is Overrated" and "Outliers" fails to do, it gives you concrete steps on how to be a talent plus person. Talent is as common as table salt, but a talent plus person is rare. This book is filled with advice on how to be a talent plus person. I enjoyed it and will read it again! ...more
Tony Rogers  Jr.
Feb 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2015
Another great work from John Maxwell teaching the choices you need to make to get the most from your talent.

My favorite chapters were Character protects your Talent and Teamwork multiples your Talent. A great read
Raphael
Apr 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a brilliantly written book,letting me understand i can't stand out with my talent alone.john c maxwell is a great writer,he gave 13 points,which one has to live to be a talent plus person. good book! brilliant author! ...more
Kupono Fey
Jun 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Really loved this book! Being a professional athlete it was really interesting to read each new chapter about how to add to your talent and to elevate your talent in certain ways to not just have talent but become talent plus! Always give extra to become extra!
Bernard Bentley
Mar 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Talent is never enough. Everyone has talent but it takes character to succeed and to remain successful. John Maxwell one of my all time favorite authors and public speakers.
Goke Obasa
Jan 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book taught me a lot, no matter how talented you are, you need to do some things for you to attain the best.
Micah Grant
Nov 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: self-improvement
As always John Maxwell delivers great advice with great examples. I even got my 13 year old daughter to listen to some of it and she enjoyed it enough to listen to more of it later in the day.
Nguyệt Nguyễn
It was another typical Maxwell book. The points are valid. But it’s dragging too much.
Apollo73
Jun 13, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My very 1st Maxwell's and it was mind-blowing! ...more
Bassaidai88
Dec 19, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I found this book helpful. It is written with the same style as other books I've read by Maxwell where there are plenty of anecdotes and quotes to support the authors reasoning. The history of Lewis of Lewis & Clarke was especially interesting. The only part I would not have included in this book was about hunting doves in South America. Evidently it is nothing to shoot several hundred doves a day because there are millions of them. My first though was that this was probably the exact same thing ...more
Alex Wong
I speed-read through the book with the intention to look for things that could complement the CliftonStrengths Profiling tool. The book contents are consistent with the Strengths-Based approach, but I found little that met my objectives.

The book on the whole has some valuable advise and suggestions, and is organised in an easy to read manner. Most people would find something useful that they can apply in their lives. I personally found that the principles are rather generic and not necessarily r
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Candice
I started out really liking this and I still value the 13 truths the author espouses. However, because of his lack of balance and representation, I can’t read another of his books.

The author treats us to overly long history lessons and sport coach biographies. Almost every quote is by a man. Virtually every “inspiring” story is about a man. The author plugs his own books incessantly. The quotes he chooses miss the mark: they usually weren’t clever or impactful enough. The adages are impotent an
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Sherly Tjhin
Oct 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is very good! People need to read this book. Most of people will said to someone who is successful that person succeed because he/she is talented. But less than they can see that the talent only the iceberg. Most of the effort, painstaking, tears, and sweats are barely visible. This book will tell you that talent is never enough . This book said there are 13 things to make the talent works more. I do enjoy these 13 chapters and let me thoroughly see the real meaning of the talent and t ...more
Christine
I'll save you 6 hours of your life: you can not rely on mere talent to bring success. You have to have "talent plus". What's the plus? Many things: perseverance, character, initiative, passion, etc.

It's a nice little lift me up if you want antidotes about people who worked harder than you would have thought to become household names. I'm more of a "give me step by step directions" kind of girl, but this was alright.
...more
April
Apr 12, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Took me a while because I only listened to this one. Lots of good helpful ways to be a talent plus person. Like being on time. That takes no talent and something we can all work on! I liked his stories about people and examples and hope I can remember them. I also want to surround myself with good people and do my part to contribute to the different teams I am a part of.
Jacob Beene
Jul 16, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A great book for all athletes and students aspiring to achieve greatness.
David Enoch
Apr 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is one material that clearly shows the 'attitude' that one need to combine with talent to get very far in life. ...more
Leslie Sim
Jun 15, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
What an eye opener on doing things differently and that Talent is only the starting point. You never EQ type values and morality!
Abby Burg
A good read. Not revolutionary but still solid.
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