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The 7 deadly sins of talent development - Episode 4 - Comfort

In this week's post I explore the concept of 'comfort' and argue that young people being too comfortable in high quality facilities can actually work against the development of talent. As parents, coaches or talent developers we often want to make things better for the youngsters in our care and the instinct is to make things easier for them.

The hard and somewhat counterintuitive truth is that this may well be the exact opposite of what we should do if we want them to thrive and progress.


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