You can’t practice being taller.

After a crushing loss, a volleyball player vented to her dad, “You can’t practice being taller.”

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As if the only advantage the other team to win was their height.

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And that’s what we do, right? We see the giants of our industry & we point to their advantages…

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But we fail to take stock in our own.

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Pound for pound many players I lined up against were stronger than me. But it didn’t stop me from becoming an All-American in football. Where that guy relied on his raw strength, I could out-think him. I watched film and spotted his tendencies so when we lined up, he was already beaten because I stayed out of his leverages (brute strength) & played within mine.

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Tall, short, dumpy, shapely, skinny, dark-skinned, ginger, deep voice, or soft spoken…

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EVERYONE HAS ADVANTAGES.

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Now use them to your advantage!

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I’m 6’3 & have a powerful voice. You damn right I use it as leverage. In my SalesLife.

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But the 5’5 skinny 35 year old who looks like he’s 22 has an advantage too. Where I may seem intimidating, his small, young frame is unassuming & will find it easier to maneuver in certain situations.

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Don’t waste another second wishing you had someone else’s heights of talent.

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Use what you got & leverage it for more.

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What’s been a “disadvantage” that you’ll now leverage & use as an advantage? 👇👇

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