As kids, we’re taught that skills are what we need to success in life, and that’s correct for the average person. But truly talented people are the ones who earn millions of dollars.
In 1996, the Chief of Naval Operations, who’s the most senior member of the U.S. Navy, committed suicide. The Navy didn't skip a beat. Michael Jackson dies, and hundreds of millions of dollars are lost in concert revenue. That's the difference between talent and skill.