Meaning in a Talent and Giftedness

D.W.Kadete.
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We view and perceive the world as a developed and changing as well as moving forward society because of the giftedness and talents of a few individuals.
Gifted star


You may have been naturally gifted with a talent like a star that shines with a hobby for doing something you like.

Knowing what is sealed in your giftedness is the key step towards developing your skill and eventually your talent.
Giftedness is a natural ability while Talent is a systematically developed skill.
Depending solely on your talent and giftedness to succeed in life is not enough.

Without caring, loving, and being good at what you do, all your expectations can be in vain. Immersed inimaginations, envisioning what and where may your talent take you in the world of passion and profession. Are you committed to doing what you like? If not you must have commitments and give your best to what you like to make it worth part of your life.

"Talent and virtue are determining factors for success".Wang Chong

The majority of people are naturally gifted with talents, but they can't be successful in their life because of factors and things that are likely to affect the development of their giftedness.

"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid".Albert Einstein

Things that may affect Talent and Giftedness in children.

1. Environment.
The environment a child is in may hinder or motivate a child to grow talent and giftedness.

Create a good environment and a situation for children to discover, develop and improve their talents.

2. Parental upbringing and provision of needs.
Good upbringing, and providing emotional support, and needs are important. Also, parents acting as role models to children is important.

For example, being there whenever children need their parents. Teach your children to believe in themselves and be independent in their thinking and life in general.

3. Family relationship and encouragement.

Giving hope and supporting what a child is good at, is also important. A friendly and good relationship between parents as well as children and their parents should have a warm and settled relationship.

Showing love and caring for your family and children builds a strong family bond.

As a child or an adult, you may like doing better in sports, in your studies, in business, becoming a great scientist, etc.

If you can't do it in the best way, giving all your best efforts you will not be successful and it will be useless to your life.

Plan, set your goals, be flexible, work, and adjust yourself towards adding value and meaning to your talent.

1. Take your time to rediscover your passion for your talent.

2. Work towards improving your talent.
If it's a sport, work out regularly to improve every part of your weakness and so on.

3. Meet with an expert in the field
of your talent to gain more knowledge and skills.

4. If you find an obstacle along the way towards developing your talent, don't give up, passion and love are wonderful reasons not to quit.

5. Staying focused on what you like
brings satisfaction and happiness to your life.

 6. Try your best, 
eventually, you will find the best in what you like doing the most.

7. Most successful people do well giving the best to their talents with passion.

8. Learn how to do better in the field of your talent every day.

9. Adding discipline to your talent and personality will give you a higher score for your success and carrier.

Developing skills in what you like is growing your talent and is the most important way to live happily as well as be successful in whatever you're doing in life.

Nowadays, There is a great demand for highly skilled personnel. The individuals who have used and developed their talents and giftedness have a greater chance of succeeding in life than those who do not develop their talents.


Factors associated with wellbeing at work and sustainable employability of the highly gifted personnel.
  • The degree of managerial awareness, and self-knowledge.
  • A readiness to negotiate, and fear of stigmatization. 
  • Circumstantially facilitating overseeing behavior.

Gifted workers can get what they value in work when the following are considered:
  • A sense of well-being at work and a sustainable livelihood.
  • Coaching aims at improving organizational awareness.
  • Specific social skills e.g neat conversation and adaptability as well as appreciating their cognitive processes could be useful. 
  • The application of freedom fostering a conducive management technique by bosses would be effective.
Our civilization as humans and progress as a global society need scientific, technological, educational, moral, political, and commercial success. These kinds of achievements require the minds of talented and gifted people. Dynamism in innovation and invention is linked with talent and giftedness.

Therefore, nowadays talents shape business, economy, and society and there is a huge migration of global talents into countries and places where potential opportunities are available.

Besides having a talent or being gifted new skills are required nowadays. Skills such as computer literacy and IT skills, being imaginative-creative and problem-solving skills are important.

Knowing how important your hobby and talent is not only discovering and fully using your talent and giftedness but also knowing how meaningful is talent and giftedness are to your success and life in general.


References

"Gifted and Talented Children ." International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family. . Retrieved August 02, 2022, from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/reference/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/gifted-and-talented-children

Van Casteren, P., Meerman, J., Brouwers, E. et al. How can wellbeing at work and sustainable employability of gifted workers be enhanced? A qualitative study from a capability approach perspective. BMC Public Health 21, 392 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-10413-8

Shavinina, Larisa. (2009). On Giftedness and Economy: The Impact of Talented Individuals on the Global Economy. 10.1007/978-1-4020-6162-2_47

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