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Paul Potts: Charcoal Turned Diamond

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Paul Potts: Charcoal Turned Diamond

I came across the movie One Chance, based on the life of Paul Potts, the winner of the first-ever Britain's got Talent. 

He was a shy guy, bullied in school, bullied by his father, always made to feel, in his words, "insignificant".

He was a simple guy, working at a Carphone Warehouse in Wales, married to a wonderful lady who thoroughly supported him during his ordeal with a Thyroid tumour - not knowing if he'd ever be able to sing again... Read more.

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Lack of Self-Assurance and Self-Belief, with A Pinch of Self-Doubt

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Lack of Self-Assurance and Self-Belief, with A Pinch of Self-Doubt

It's so much harder to believe in yourself than it is to doubt yourself.

At 23,  I often question whether I could have accomplished a lot more than I have now, despite only knowing what career I wanted to pursue at 21. 

As I scroll through Twitter and click on the profiles of young, well-achieving people in the UK and beyond, I sometimes feel a sense of jealousy and uselessness (for lack of a better word) creeping in... Read more.

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