Skills Versus Abilities

March 17, 2024
Hosted by The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team

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Episode Description

“Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly ever acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.” — James J. Corbett Skills and abilities? They sound like synonyms…but are they. An ability is defined as the capability to do something - while a skill is the ability to do something WELL. Host Julia discusses the differences between skills and abilities. Abilities are something you can just do. To accomplish a skill, you need the ability to do the thing. She shares the story of Don Chang, the creator of the clothing store, Forever 21. It’s a story of faith, hope, determination, and hard work. Both skills and abilities are malleable. They're not fixed traits that we're stuck with for life. They are clay in the hands of a sculptor, YOU, waiting to be molded into something magnificent. You can mold yourself into the person you want to be. Your skills are clay, you are the artist. Follow us: • • • Instagram:

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