We get it, taking risks by venturing into the unknown can be scary. What happens if you try something new and it turns out that you're rubbish at it?
Well, as contemporary poet Erin Hanson once wrote:
There is freedom waiting for you,
On the breezes of the sky,
And you ask "What if I fall?"
Oh but my darling,
What if you fly?
The only way to discover hidden talents is by taking the leap and trying new things.
Discover Similar Skills
One of the safest ways to discover hidden talents is by considering skills that are similar or related to the skills you currently possess.
Channel Your Inner Barry White
For example, Barry White entered the music industry as a producer, but is most widely known for his musical talents.
As Barry White had a good ear for music and clearly a passion for it, his career as a producer often included writing and even singing songs. In fact, it's his voice that truly propelled his career leading to several awards and international recognition.
Barry White's career included many hidden talents – even voice over work in animation films. From singing to writing songs to producing and everything in-between, White truly explored all the options of his smooth, soulful voice.
So, be like Barry White. Take the leap. Explore new horizons. You never know, you may just discover a hidden talent that launches your business in a new direction.
The OM Team