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Change Your Mind About Failure

Gary Vaynerchuk makes the argument that just putting in the time and energy might not be enough to make a successful business.

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This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes

Everyone thinks they can be a great . But is that what you’re best at? If a rabbit is trying hard to be a frog, it may make a decent frog. But it would be a much better rabbit.

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To be successful, you have to combine your natural talent with . Even the most dedicated player can’t make it to the without innate skill.

That’s why I’m revisiting a conversation I had with a person who was born to be an entrepreneur and who has spent his life pursuing it: the legendary . Vaynerchuk is CEO of the full-service agency VaynerMedia and is a venture capitalist who has invested in companies like Snapchat, Birchbox, Venmo and . He’s a five-time New York Times bestselling author and a sought-after public speaker.

Vaynerchuk makes the argument just putting in the time and energy might not be enough to make a successful .

Learn how to deal with failure in on Episode 702.

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